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This Is What Change Looks Like

The Promise movement has hit the big time. President Obama is announcing his college affordability program — dubbed America’s College Promise — today in Tennessee and he expects to address it in his State of the Union speech later this month. 186 more words


I Have a New Cartoon in Today's Chronicle of Higher Education

I have a new cartoon in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education in Washington.


A German Promise?

Since 1985, the cost of going to college in the U.S. has soared by more than 500 percent and there doesn’t seem to be any relief in sight. 198 more words


More Fun with Microaggression

It’s the first of the year, and everything old is new again. Remember Seinfeld, the show about nothing? The updated version of the Seinfeld conceit, … 1,271 more words

Higher Education

College Advising Corps Making A Difference For Disadvantaged Students

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Chronicle of Higher Education has published its 2014 Influence List and Nicole Hurd made it.

Hurd is identified as a ‘messenger’ and was a recent speaker on college access at a White House summit. 112 more words

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On Christian Smith's The Sacred Project of American Sociology

“A religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things, that is to say, things set apart and forbidden – beliefs and practices which unite into one single moral community called a Church, all those who adhere to them.” …

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When Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction-Writing: Iowa Writers' Workshop as CIA Baby?

When you get involved in fiction writing, you hear “Iowa” a lot. It’s shorthand for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, operating since 1936 under the auspices of the University of Iowa. 780 more words

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