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Historical World Orders and Our Current Crisis: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Ayse Zarakol, professor of international relations at the University of Cambridge, looks back to see...
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Online Continuing Ed Programs See Improved Staffing but Problems Remain

A new report finds online programs focused on continuing education getting increased support and faculty, but struggling for respect among other departments.

White Professor Wins Discrimination Lawsuit Against St. Louis HBCU

A white professor recently won $750,000 in a lawsuit against Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis after accusing the historically...
A quote from board chair, Keith Thompson, imposed on a photo of Birmingham-Southern College’s campus. The quote reads, “This is a tragic day for the College, our students, our employees, and our alumni.”

Birmingham-Southern Announces Abrupt Closure

Denied a lifeline from a tailor-made state loan program, the small, private Christian institution will close in May after years of financial issues.

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Academic Success Tip: Engaging and Motivating Student Advisees

Academic advising involves building trusting relationships with students. One adviser explains practices that help students articulate their academic and personal needs while learning to advocate for themselves.

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Digital Media Literacy Becoming a Graduation Requirement

As concerns mount about online misinformation, AI-created images and the ethics of the digital landscape, several institutions are requiring courses in digital media literacy.

Variety of Attitudes About Science: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Laurence Hurst, professor of evolutionary genetics at the University of Bath, explores the differences between...

Boston University Graduate Student Workers Strike

Boston University graduate student workers began striking Monday, calling for better pay, improved health care coverage and guaranteed childcare subsidies...