By Kaitlin Mulhere

Existing research and discussion of student veterans doesn’t recognize the diversity of the demographic.

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Source: Inside Higher Ed

    

By Scott Jaschik

Black law students at Mercer seek removal of professor who used slur repeatedly.

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By Colleen Flaherty

Chief diversity officers are increasingly being appointed to cabinet-level positions. But they haven’t had a set of professional standards, drawing criticism from some — until now.

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Benjamin D. Reese

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By Carl Straumsheim

New grant recipients of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be required to make their research and data open to the public.

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By Scott Jaschik

Article in Rolling Stone sets off protests and soul-searching at U. of Virginia, and suspension of all fraternities until January 9.

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Students at the “Slut Walk” that was one response to the controversy

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By John Warner

At a crossroads, I wonder what’s next as I look for wisdom from Jon Stewart and James Taylor.

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By Matt Reed

When things don’t go according to plan.

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By Joshua Kim

Thoughts on a terrific convening.

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By Justin Dunnavant

Different ways to take notes in the classroom or when reading books and articles.

Source: Inside Higher Ed Blogs

    

By Tracy Mitrano

The culture at Uber and so many other places.

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By Herman Berliner

The accreditation process has gotten substantially better over time by being much more focused on the outcome measures.

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By Jake New

A musical at Stanford is canceled after Native American students protest its content, but a separate production exploring controversial art is performed instead.

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A student performs in a production of “Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson” at Washington University in St. Louis.

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By Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss
Across the arc of a project — from entry event to final presentation — teachers can find opportunities to deepen students’ literacy skills.

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By coolcatteacher Vicki Davis – 25542

Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher
Beyond knowing what someone likes and needs, the secret to a successful tech gift is understanding what devices they have and how they use them.

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By Elena Aguilar

Elena Aguilar
What books are looking forward to reading this winter break? You might like to add one of these to your list.

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By Michael Stratford

President expands his temporary protected status for “Dreamers” and offers temporary work authorization for international graduates of American universities.

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By Ry Rivard

Allegations against the comedian, an active fund-raiser and speaker in higher education, have led one college to drop his name, while others stand by him.

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Bill Cosby speaking at a Temple University commencement in 2012.

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By Michael Stratford

Among the new provisions in the retiring Democrat’s final proposal to rewrite the Higher Education Act are a student unit record system and incentives for colleges to graduate more Pell Grant recipients.

Source: Inside Higher Ed

    

By Jake New

When a gunman opened fire in Florida State University’s Strozier Library, he attacked “the very heart of campus.”

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Students gather at Florida State after learning of the shooting at the library.

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By Carl Straumsheim

Adoption of open educational resources has to be about more than replacing textbooks, advocates say — and academic libraries can help.

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By Matt Reed

The ECMC-Corinthian deal.

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By Barbara Fister

Which is more important, libraries or librarians? Who gets to decide what the library will be in the future?

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By Joshua Kim

3 essential skills that they don’t teach us in grad school.

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By Itir Toksöz

Personal and institutional explanations.

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By Rosemarie Emanuele

The murder of the Jesuits in El Salvador.

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By Eric Stoller

A hashtag provides rallying point for conversation.

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By Nicholas Provenzano

Nicholas Provenzano
Nerds need gifts, too! How about a pen made magnets, a Bluetooth cassette adapter, or a crust cutter that reduces your sandwich to Tetris pieces?

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By G. Rendell

Don’t be toxic.

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By Matthew Weyers – 410991

Byron Middle School fifth grade students at their Kiva Fundraiser Night.
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Matt Weyers
Two adventurous fifth grade teachers explore their new PBL pilot program as they learn what it means to align student projects with learning standards.

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By Keyana-Stevens-774566

Keyana Stevens
Planning to do some winter reading? There are so many great books out there, and it’s hard to know where to start! This playlist of author interviews and book reviews will give you some inspiration for your next great read.

Source: Edutopia