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‘Procrastination-Friendly’ Academe Needs More Deadlines

Some faculty members believe eliminating deadlines optimizes flexibility for students. But cognitive psychology research suggests that students fare better academically and personally under numerous short-term deadlines.

Temple Demands Strikers Pay for Tuition, Health Care

The university has ended striking graduate student workers’ health coverage and, in what the AFT calls an “unprecedented” move, is demanding they pay tuition, too. Temple says over 80 percent of the local union members aren’t striking.

Campus Threat Was Actually Just a Joke About Nintendo

A professor at California State University, Fullerton, contacted the campus police Tuesday when she received an email she believed to...

Campus Evacuated After Explosive Is Accidentally Produced

Multiple buildings were evacuated and closed on the University of Delaware campus Wednesday after researchers accidentally created “a small amount...

Evergreen With Envy

Scott McLemee reviews Robert A. Schneider’s The Return of Resentment: The Rise and Decline and Rise Again of a Political Emotion.

New Presidents or Provosts: Arkansas Baptist College, Colorado State U Global, Harris-Stowe State U, Illinois Valley CC, Ramapo College, Slippery Rock U, State U of New York–Oneonta, Virginia CC System

David Doré, president of campuses and executive vice chancellor for student experience and workforce development at Pima Community College, in...

Georgia Senate Committee Reports on Ways to Support HBCUs

A Georgia Senate committee released a new report on the needs of the state’s 10 historically Black colleges and universities...

Putting Head Shots to Work

Career centers are using professional photo booths to draw students in and boost job seekers’ social media presence.