Some students are lucky enough to live in state-of-the-art dorms with jaw-dropping architecture and facilities on site.
One of the staples of higher education is the standardized entrance exam; yet, increasingly, the question being asked is: Why? High school students are frequently reminded that they must do well on the ACT test or the SAT test. Students who want to go to college often buy study aids and attend special workshops to [...]
These are just a few of the great colleges out there that are reinventing the campus tour for the better.
Every live music fan has that one show they went to that they’ll never forget, that legendary night when their favorite band was totally on their game, and they played that one awesome song, and the crowd was just going nuts. But only a relative few got to create this great memory on their own [...]
One of the time honored traditions of higher education since its very inception is free speech. From the stone seats and colonnades of ancient Mieza, Macedonia, where the voices of Aristotle, Alexander the Great, and other future notables in history can still be heard debating nearly every subject of liberal arts and sciences before spreading [...]
Many academics, especially those of us in the Composition/Rhetoric field, tend to be a bit literal. We notice diction, the way words are used. Therefore, when we see words like ‘corporatization’ used to describe higher education, we take notice. Many educators also get concerned. Traditionally, the idea that education is a business is nefarious. Academia [...]
College mascots are featured heavily in school identity. Here, we take a look at the most loved, most popular, most iconic, and most strange mascots.
When an adult goes to make a large purchase like furniture, a car, or a new home, businesses carefully check the credit of the buyer before lending any money. The goal is not only to safeguard the merchant but also the consumers so they don’t get overextended with a loan payment they cannot afford. Granted, [...]
• Kaustuv Basu of Inside Higher Ed explains how at Lasell College, adjunct faculty have become part of the strategic plan. • Education Week’s Marsha Ratzel takes faculty through the “5 Tell-Tale Signs You’re Becoming a Teacher Leader.” • Adjuncts are cheaper than tenured faculty, but do they bring less quality? See and respond to [...]
February 10, 2012, radically changed the social media landscape forever. It has nothing to do with the Mayan calendar and everything to do with overnight sensation, Jeremy Lin, who seemed to materialize on the basketball court with the New York Knicks to score 38 points over the Lakers that night. Immediately following the game, Linsanity [...]