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How Your Ph.D. Prepares You to Be an Entrepreneur

You can deploy skills you develop as a grad student and postdoc in a variety of careers, including working for a start-up or founding your own, Chris Smith writes.


Saul Alinsky and Contemporary Campus Protests

The tactical playbook behind today’s campus activism.

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The FAFSA Broke Me

Burned out and overwhelmed, a financial aid director asks how many aid administrators will leave the field.

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Our students have been drifting away, Helen Kapstein writes, but we want them to drift back to the mindset of being challenged and challenging.

Overcoming Public Resistance to the Avant-Garde

Why the public shuns the avant-garde and what to do about it.

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Better Speech Policies Start With Campus Buy-In

To prepare for the next speech crisis, colleges should seek campuswide consensus on institutional values, Karl K. Schonberg writes.

Leaning Into Credit for Prior Learning

Building an ecosystem that recognizes and values the diverse experiences and knowledge of learners.


Higher Education Has Not Been Forgotten by Generative AI

The generative AI (GenAI) revolution has not ignored higher education; a whole host of tools are available now and more revolutionary tools are on the way.