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History, Human Rights, and Basketball

Bronson Koenig is a guard on the University of Wisconsin basketball team. He is also a Native American. This fall he visited Standing Rock not just to participate in the protests against the Dakota pipeline but also to conduct basketball clinics. 852 more words


Confessions of a University Professor

I often find students in my classes who want more than just a course. They’re eager, sharp, apparently more energized than their classmates. For years I’ve tried to get a handle on what makes them different from their peers who, for the most part, are smart but largely without ambition. 929 more words

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College Ratings and Rankings: The Debate Continues


Last month’s Huffington Post College article (also published on Academe), “Grading Higher Education: When Worlds Collide,” sparked a lively offline discussion and is worthy of additional exploration. 687 more words


The Business Side of College: Part I

Part I: Beginning to Consider the Cost of College as a First Generation Student

As the 2017-2018 academic year approaches, there are a substantial number of first-generation African-American college students anxiously awaiting the transition to a newfound freedom, in the form of college!!! 193 more words

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Call for Submissions: Student scholarships

ARTES invites submissions for a number of scholarships and prizes for those studying arts of the Hispanic World, including an essay prize and medal64 more words


BSA Summer School

The British School at Athens will be hosting their 45th Annual Course for Undergraduates from 20th August – 9th September 2017. The intensive three week residential course will tour Athens, Attica Central Greece and the Peloponnese. 66 more words


Three engineering students receive UROP mini grants

This fall, the Office of Undergraduate Experiences offered a second 2016 round of Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) grants.  UROP is a competitive program designed to financially support undergraduate research, most broadly understood as including all creative and other scholarly activities.  43 more words