Sarah E. Lewis, an assistant professor of art history and African-American studies at Harvard University, discusses the relationship between creativity and social justice. This is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.
When Washington State closed its theater and dance department in 2011, the displaced professors were forced down circuitous career paths. But the closure presented opportunities for some.
The video shows Nathan Damigo, a student at California State University at Stanislaus and a white supremacist, knocking the woman to the ground during clashes in Berkeley, Calif.
The professors are concerned about the universityâs actions concerning a student who shared an internal working document with the campus newspaper.
In the eyes of many students and their parents, higher education is tied to a job. And yet the world of work is poised to undergo a number of dramatic changes over the next 10 years. This report explores the future job market, reinventing college career services, and higher education's role in the workforce.
A debate hosted by The Chronicle at this yearâs South by Southwest Edu conference offered its fair share of humor â and a few pointed jabs.
Thereâs plenty of demand in Colorado for instruction on selling legal cannabis. But building a course around a fast-changing, heavily regulated industry is a tall order, as Paul Seaborn has found out.
The latest push to improve mathematics courses seeks to transform them from a gatekeeper to a gateway.
Areej Zufari says she gave a failing grade to a troublesome student; he told the media he was unfairly singled out for his Christianity. The professor talks about the digital pillorying that came next.
A $250,000 award highlights how positive disobedience encourages creativity and change.
Bard College, known for its prisoner-education programs, has pioneered a liberal-arts degree geared toward young mothers.
To begin with, make them feel welcome. Then provide the specialized care and services they need.
As more students with young children enroll, colleges find ways to help them succeed.
Rutgers University at New Brunswick and the University of Minnesota at Crookston have named new chancellors.
An in-depth report on how colleges can prepare students for the jobs ahead, the changes in the labor market, and what role career services should play.
Under the terms of the settlement, Sujit Choudhry will pay $50,000 to a charity chosen by Tyann Sorrell, a former executive assistant who accused the dean of repeatedly making unwanted sexual contact.
William H. McRaven, a retired admiral in the U.S. Navy who is now chancellor of the University of Texas system, describes the value of a âteam of teamsâ and the role of the university as a home for dissent.
The white supremacist was scheduled to appear next week at the university and was reported to be paying $700 plus security costs for the event.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking into whether companies discriminate against borrowers with past-due debt based on their race, sex, or gender.
In recent years the trade has become a prime example when political leaders talk about the skills gap. What gives?