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These Are the Best Ways to Improve the Scientific Publication Process

Quora | Posted 02.13.2017 | Science
Quora

How should the scientific publication process be rethought to be more meritocratic? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowled...

Why Academic Research is So Unpredictable and What We Can Do to Fix It

Quora | Posted 02.09.2017 | Science
Quora

What is the reproducibility crisis, and what can the academic community to do solve it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share kno...

How to Survive at an Ultra Competitive High School

Quora | Posted 01.26.2017 | Education
Quora

What are some tips for making it through an ultra-competitive high school? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelli...

Best College Art and History Museums In the Northeast

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

I find it ironic that people least explore their "own backyards:" New Yorkers who haven't been to the Statue of Liberty, Bostonians who've never made ...

Why Campus Technology Was Better in the 1970s

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.05.2016 | Education
Peter Mandel

Sophomore slump. Even the phrase sounds wet and flat. It won't stop raining and sleeting and snowing. Your dorm smells like mold. And unlike just a ...

How Janet Hsieh Went From MIT Student to TV Host

Quora | Posted 11.21.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

What was it like going from MIT student to TV host? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

Seven Unorthodox Ways to Master Studying

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Education
Quora

What are some tips to "study smart"? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people wi...

What is the Best College to Attend if You Want to Be an Astronaut?

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Science
Quora

Which is the best university to attend if one is interested in becoming an astronaut? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network whe...

When Did Colleges Become Country Clubs?

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Peter Mandel

This is a time of year when colleges lure alumni and parents back for homecoming and family weekends. In the midst of so much that looks new, it's har...

I'm With Stupid: A University for Kids Who Want to Grow Up

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.06.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As a journalist (pause for laughter) and as an American in general, I consider the First Amendment of the United States Constitution perhaps the singl...

Restoring Liberalism, Tolerance And Diversity At Colleges And Universities

Noam Schimmel | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home
Noam Schimmel

Samuel Abrams has written recently in the New York Times about liberalism and conservatism amongst faculty on American college campuses. http://www.n...

Last US Medical School That Used Live Animals In Teaching Surgery Ends Practice

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.06.2016 | Good News

Cats, dogs and pigs will no longer be guinea pigs. Late last month, the last medical school in the U.S. and Canada to use live animals to teach surgic...

Restoring Mutual Respect and Pluralism at our Colleges and Universities

Noam Schimmel | Posted 06.09.2016 | College
Noam Schimmel

'The Big Uneasy,' a recent article in the New Yorker, illustrates the illiberal and anti-democratic turn in college life; away from pluralism and genu...

8 Things You Should Know About Consent on College Campuses

Em & Lo | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Here's my definition of sexual consent: two (or more) people actively, explicitly and consciously agreeing to have sexual interactions throughout those interactions, with no party having any reservations at any point

Funding Higher Education as a Common Purpose

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.02.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Last week the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEOO) released its annual report on the state of higher education finances. It shows that sp...

Educational Default

John Pelletier | Posted 04.22.2016 | Education
John Pelletier

The vast majority of young Americans are starting life after college in a financial hole, while higher education and our government do the minimum in terms of educating them about personal finance issues.

When the Roll Is Called Out Yonder in the States that Discriminate

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 04.20.2016 | Education
Dr. Cindi Love

In 1893, James Black wrote the familiar Christian song, When the Roll is Called up Yonder which says: Then when all of life is over, and our work on...

How Students Decorated Their Dorm Rooms In 1900

Mashable | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.13.2016 | College

Established in 1845 by the final Congress of the Republic of Texas, Baylor University in Waco is the state’s oldest continually operating university...

These Are The Best Colleges In America For Black Students

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.12.2016 | Black Voices

Picking a college can be a daunting task for anyone, but finding the best fit can be a particularly challenging feat for African American students. ...

College Seniors: It's Time to Get a Job

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 04.04.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

For the typical 22-year old college senior, these are the waning days of the best of times. In a comprehensive residential learning experience, colleg...

Student Activists on the Brink at Brown

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.30.2016 | College
Peter Mandel

It has finally happened. You are adrift. A raft of badly lashed-together memories and a few fairly buoyant facts: That watercraft is you. But thanks to an article in The Brown Daily Herald, the Ivy League university's student paper, you are listing badly. You are at sea.

How Data Can Help Shape Higher Education Policy

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 03.28.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Much of the discussion about how to fix the broken higher education business model sounds a little like conversation about how best to squeeze blood o...

Healing Through Our Voices: What to Say (and Not Say) to a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.25.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Everyone has a place in sexual assault prevention. According to RAINN, an average of 68% of assaults in the last five years were not reported.  Toget...

I'm With Stupid: Evil Sith Lord Spotted on Long Island Campus

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.19.2017 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You may not know this, but there was an incident recently at Farmingdale State College on Long Island in which the entire school went into lockdown be...

The Powerful Lesson I Learned Speaking to FMCC Students about Mental Health

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.16.2017 | College
Amy Oestreicher

Last week, I was asked to present my mental health and disability advocacy program at Fulton Montgomery Community College by the student-run ABLE club...