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Funding Student Success: Mini Grants for First-Year Engagement

This spring, Ohio University piloted a grant program to support faculty and student engagement in first-year seminars, awarding eight grants to empower connection and meaningful relationships.

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Universities of Wisconsin Wants to Fire Joe Gow—Again

The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse was fired last year for making and distributing porn. Now the UW system is coming after his tenured faculty job.

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The Roots of Anti-University Rhetoric

Bradford Vivian writes that growing anti-university sentiment can be traced to pro-authoritarian movements abroad.

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When Language Is a Weapon

Social scientists should resist the distortions of language that are (mis)shaping perceptions of the war in Gaza, Michel DeGraff writes.

University of Minnesota Pauses Search for Holocaust Center Director

The University of Minnesota announced Monday that it would pause the search for a new director of its Center for...
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Women Make Global Gains as Researchers, but Gaps Persist

A large-scale global study found that while the number of women in academic research is growing, STEM fields remain dominated by men.

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Why Grade Complaints Are Misunderstood

Spoiler alert: Students are not solely to blame, Rebekah Peeples writes.

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Inside Barnard’s Pyramid Approach to AI Literacy

The New York institution’s unusual take on artificial intelligence could serve as a blueprint for others grappling with implementation.