Tags » Undergraduates

In Praise of Dick Gregory

BY HANK REICHMAN

Last December, in response to the wave of student protests about racial injustice on campus, some of which advanced demands that could threaten academic freedom, I published an essay “ 440 more words

Undergraduates

Reclaiming the Value of the Humanities

BY AARON BARLOW

Maybe we can blame it all on Sputnik. Sixty years ago, next year, the Russians panicked the Americans via satellite… literally. Suddenly, research had to be sped up in new ways, and consolidated. 1,616 more words

Faculty

Writing in College: An Example and an Explanation

BY JEFFREY R. WILSON

This is a guest post by Jeffrey R. Wilson, a Preceptor in Expository Writing at Harvard University, where he teaches the “ 1,831 more words

Undergraduates

Challenging the "Access Myth"

BY KELLY HAND

We all like to hear about deserving low-income high school seniors who have won generous college scholarships. However, as Nick Anderson points out in a recent… 373 more words

Undergraduates

Faculty Evaluate Evaluations

BY CRAIG VASEY AND LINDA CARROLL

This is a guest post by Craig Vasey and Linda Carroll. Craig Vasey is professor of philosophy and chair of the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion at the University of Mary Washington. 409 more words

Faculty

Laidlaw Interns: Siân Burkitt and Tadek Wojtych

Siân Burkitt

My Laidlaw project, called Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, supervised by Dr Aileen Fyfe, hopes to explore the social, cultural and economic history of the… 689 more words

Admin

What is the Proper Role of Higher Education in the States?

BY BRIAN C. MITCHELL

Last week, Thomas Farragher provided some thoughtful commentary on the perils of underfunding public higher education in Massachusetts. It’s an important discussion that reaches well beyond how much money flows to higher education. 821 more words

Undergraduates