Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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October 7, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Feilin Hsiao, assistant professor of music at the University of the Pacific, discusses his work with Cochlear implants to engage the hearing impaired musically. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 7, 2014
Three professors this morning were named winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.” The winners are Isamu Akasaki of Meijo University and Nagoya University, in Japan; Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University; and Shuji Nakamura of the University of California at Santa Barbara. Details on the winners and their research may be found here.    
October 7, 2014
Manhattan College is starting a new master's program in mathematics and a bachelor's-master's combined program in mathematics.
October 7, 2014
The University of North Alabama is starting its fall break on Thursday, a day earlier than planned, due to a threat to the campus. A threat found last week said that four people would die on campus on Thursday. A statement from the university said: "UNA President John Thornell said cancelling classes and closing campus a day early will not make the threat go away, but it sends a message that the university takes threats seriously and our first priority is the safety of our students, faculty and staff."
October 7, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro last week fired three employees who were subsequently arrested and charged with felonies, unsettling the campus, The Greensboro News-Record reported. The three longtime employees worked in the photography department and are charged with using university equipment and time to run a freelance photography business. Some on campus are questioning whether the university and local authorities overreacted.
October 6, 2014
Emory University officials are condemning and investigating swastikas that were found painted on the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house early Sunday, Business Insider reported. The fraternity is historically Jewish.  
October 6, 2014
Cornell University will today announce a plan to expand off-campus "engaged" learning, in which students interact directly -- all over the world -- with different communities, The New York Times reported.
October 6, 2014
On "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free weekly news podcast, Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green were joined by a diverse panel of Educause annual meeting attendees to assess the conference: Dartmouth College's Joshua Kim, the Oakland University CIO Theresa Rowe, and Montgomery County Community College President Karen Stout. To receive notification of new podcasts, sign up here.

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