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Simplify, Simplify

Scott McLemee reviews A Philosophy of Simple Living by Jérôme Brillaud.

In Early Days of Pandemic, Teaching Suffered

Global survey finds that although academics believe they met their objectives, students received a “lower-quality” education.

The Case for Reinstatement

In a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.

Tenure Awarded… at Missouri Southern State, Northwestern State University

Missouri Southern State University Amila Appuhamy, mathematics Lisa Beals, nursing Jacob Boswell, mathematics James Capeci, Spiva Library Jean Coltharp, mathematics...

Pearson Sues Chegg, Alleging Copyright Infringement

The lawsuit could have far-reaching implications for the growing online study guide industry.

Is Your Math Course Racist?

Regardless of how quantitative their disciplines are, STEM faculty members also need to care about the science of inclusive pedagogy, José Antonio Bowen argues.

‘What Cannot Be Tolerated’

Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way.

The Future of the Academic Conference

Pitched the Delta curveball, some scholarly associations turn to online meetings again while others still plan to meet face-to-face in the coming weeks. The groups are rethinking what annual meetings will look like after the pandemic, with implications for equity and accessibility.