We Need Human Rights Scholarship
Worldwide threats to fundamental freedoms show why human rights research is more important than ever, two professors argue.
How Philosophy Improves College Graduation Rates
An intensive program exposes disadvantaged NYC teens to Western philosophical thinkers, arguing it could lead to improved graduation rates.
Do Trigger Warnings Cause More Harm Than Good?
A new study found that participants who received warnings "reported greater anxiety…if they believed that the words can cause harm.”
Universities Welcome Transfer Students
Transfer students, who make up 38 percent of students in higher ed, are receiving more attention from universities now than ever before.
Career Options Outside Academe
A common misconception is that PhD students have to go into academe. There are, however, many other options. Here’s how and where to look.
How Language Influences Our Thoughts
What is the relationship between language and thought? Does language shape our perception of the world? This author argues yes.
Europe Outpaces the U.S. in Language Learning
With only 20% of K-12 students enrolling in a foreign language, U.S. students trail behind their European counterparts in language learning.
GPAM: Measuring Grading Norms
Studies show that grade inflation and differing standards lead to inaccurate GPAs. What are other ways we measure academic achievement?
Education as Rehabilitation
At this prison, inmates have the opportunity to obtain undergraduate and master's degrees through accredited programs. Here are three of their stories.
PhDs Need Both Research and Teaching Skills
Many believe PhDs must prioritize research over teaching, but a new study shows that teaching can boost research output.