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Information Literacy

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Teaching students to separate fact from fiction has become a priority after an election in which false "news" played a large role.
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How Studying Classroom Diversity Helped the U. of Texas Win Its Case

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Gary Lavergne used qualitative and quantitative evidence to demonstrate the benefits of racial diversity.
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Innovations in Cybersecurity Benefit Graduates and the Nation

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Colleges with programs that go beyond just teaching code may do more for the country than help students find jobs.
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Harassment Vigilance

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Scholarly societies and academic departments are becoming more vigilant about monitoring and preventing sexual harassment in their profession.
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The Scholars Who Study the Working Class

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Not everyone in academe is oblivious about what’s happening in middle America.
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Cultural Divide

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Some professors see the election as a sign that they should reach out to people who hold different views. Others are doubling down.
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What Colleges and Associations Have Done to Combat Harassment

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Recent actions by departments and scholarly groups show a new focus on what happens at social events.
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Title IX Due Process

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
In what many see as a much-needed shift, colleges are paying more attention to the rights of the accused in sexual-assault cases.
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How One College Put Information Literacy Into Its Curriculum

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
A professor of library science at Purdue University talks about efforts there to bring information literacy into the classroom.
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Commentary: Hope and Care Can Bridge the Divide

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
A first-generation student from a small, conservative town explains how faculty members hold the key to reaching students like him.
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‘When You’re Starving, Everything Smells So Good’

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
A homeless student wondered why her college cafeteria didn’t take food stamps. Now she’s part of a nationwide effort to make that happen on more campuses.
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At Kent State, a Different Kind of Demonstration Wins Over Critics

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Members of the men’s basketball team went into the stands and invited people of different races onto the court for the national anthem.
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Inside 3 Lawsuits Brought by Accused Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Here’s what’s at stake in several of the legal cases pursued by students who say they were falsely accused of sexual misconduct.
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Reckoning With History

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
American colleges are in a unique position, both practically and morally, to do justice to their own history of slavery.
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French Scholar on Way to Speak at Texas A&M Was Detained at Airport for 10 Hours

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 7:39am
The scholar, Henry Rousso, was about to be deported before university officials won his release.
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Graduate Students in 6 Departments at Yale Vote to Unionize

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 24, 2017 - 9:18am
The balloting results, announced on Thursday, were attained with a strategy that could make such collective bargaining easier at universities where campuswide support does not exist.
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Colleges Try to Ease Immigrant Students' Stress as Government Steps Up Deportations

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 24, 2017 - 2:57am
Steps colleges are taking include offering additional counseling, providing legal-aid services, and creating spaces where students can share their frustrations and fears, or simply vent.
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A Sociologist Looks at the Failure of the For-Profits and the Rise of Trump

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 24, 2017 - 2:55am
The author of a new book on for-profit higher education says the industry takes advantage of the slack in the labor market.
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The Alumni Colleges Aren’t Bragging About: Members of Trump’s Inner Circle

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 24, 2017 - 2:55am
When, if ever, is it OK for an alma mater to speak out against one of its graduates?
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Betsy DeVos Criticizes Professors in Remarks to Conservative Conference

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 23, 2017 - 11:37am
The new education secretary called on college students to join the fight against the "education establishment."
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