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A perspective on the Greek economic crisis

“The international press seems to be full of opinions about what is going on and what Greece and Greeks should be doing. In contrast, my friends here remind me that none of us know what is “really” going on, and certainly none of us know what is going to happen.” – Heath Cabot. 2,323 more words


AERA and ASHE Joint Resolution on Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin

The following resolution was released by the two organizations on June 30:

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), as the two national scholarly associations devoted to the study of all education and higher education, respectively, affirm the principle that academic freedom, grounded in the tenure process, is essential for high-quality research and teaching. 100 more words


Repercussions of the Salaita Case

This morning the Chronicle of Higher Education published an excellent and important article by Beth McMurtrie entitled, “Nearly a Year Later, Fallout From Salaita Case Lingers on Campuses… 2,458 more words


College of Education works to expand learning of critical-need foreign languages

Faculty and students from Florida State University’s Foreign and Second Language Education program are working to expand and improve the teaching and learning of strategically important world languages not widely taught in the United States today. 549 more words

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Looking at the Mideast through Murals

Editor’s note:  This article, by Berkeley-based journalist Daniel Schifrin, originally appeared in the May 14, 2015 edition of J Weekly.com. To read this story in its original context, 933 more words


What the Landmark Ruling on Gay Marriage Means for Higher Education

…Christian colleges across the nation — many of which forbid same-sex relationships among students and faculty members — said they faced an uncertain future, with the decision potentially affecting their tax-exempt status, accreditation, student-housing policies, and ability to admit and hire people based on religious convictions.

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Major Research Award for English Professor

UWaterloo English professor David-Antoine Williams (St. Jerome’s) has reason to celebrate: he received a major government grant to fund his research on poetry and the… 252 more words