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Birmingham University Internship Programme: Events and Communication Internship

I am writing this on the penultimate day of my work as the College of Arts and Law’s events and communication intern. I can honestly say that this internship has made my summer not only a productive one but has also been a very enjoyable experience! 548 more words

University Of Birmingham

The New History Wars

WASHINGTON — WITH the news dominated by stories of Americans dying at home and abroad, it might seem trivial to debate how history is taught in our schools.

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Twelve Years a Graduate Student? Yes, Twelve

“Oh, you’re still in school?” I don’t think any doctoral student can refrain from cringing at this question. Friends, relatives, and airplane seatmates unfamiliar with the PhD process don’t always understand how unbounded it can be: … 925 more words

Higher Education

Excited to be a part of the #ACPAdigital "Informed and Responsible Engagement Team"

Back in July, I was honored to be asked to serve on ACPA-College Student Educators International‘s Presidential Task Force on Digital Technology.  After meeting in person with many members of the team, I can say with confidence we’re on to something new, exciting and different.   395 more words

Social Media/Tech

Back to School...With Much to Learn

Even if the first day of autumn is still several weeks away, the passing of Labor Day always seems to signify that summer has come to a close. 1,297 more words


Rebecca Schuman: The decline and fall of higher education

When I was an undergrad in the 1990s, there was little more exciting than the first day of class. What will my professor be like? What books will I be reading? 1,168 more words

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