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Forgotten Skills: Reading

As a follow-up to our last post, I thought I would add some advice for reading articles and books. Reading scholarly work is a deceptively difficult academic task. 1,216 more words

General Resources

The University as a Community of Scholars


Guest blogger Alvin Burstein is professor emeritus at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and past president of the Louisiana AAUP conference.

For many academics, members or not of the AAUP, the need to protect academic freedom and tenure is a rallying cry, and the organization has been stalwart in defending both.  308 more words


All the fun of the fair

Despite September’s impressive attempts to imitate our August heat wave, summer is finally over. Autumn has rolled in and schools and universities have resumed business as usual. 552 more words


More Top Students Choose NTU

(Source: www.eee.ntu.edu.sg)


This year, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has the highest number of students who received the Nanyang Scholarship and/or were accepted into one of NTU’s Premier Scholars Programmes (PSP). 409 more words

Current Affairs

Berkeley Bans a Palestine Class


UPDATE: Berkeley rescinded the suspension on Sept. 19.

Suspending a course in the middle of a semester is one of the most serious actions a university can take. 2,378 more words

Academic Freedom

Salvete omnes! I’m Ruaraidh Maciver, and I am the current School of Classics president. I am a third year Ancient and Mediaeval History student, and very much look forward to getting to know you all as the year goes on! 248 more words