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Wisdom or Madness in the Crowd

Tim Chartier | Posted 03.22.2014 | Science
Tim Chartier

The madness of March is ever upon us with Harvard, yet again, busting brackets of many and Mercer possibly spoiling many others billion dollar dreams.

Trust's Legacy: Davidson's Honor Code

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 03.15.2014 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

Last March, after Davidson lost a first round game of the NCAA tournament to Marquette in the final seconds, our director of media affairs got a note from a man who identified himself simply as Jim: "I am a basketball fan deluxe: I love Minnesota and Duke and Butler -- and yesterday I became a Davidson fan for the rest of my life, too."

Being Entrepreneurial

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Education
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

If done well, an entrepreneurship program substantively complements curricula in the arts and sciences and the overall undergraduate experience.

Disrupting College 2.0

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

New technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to redefine our role in addressing the range of challenges that we as human beings face. It is our obligation to take up this call for the benefit of our students and our world.

Opportunity and Accountability Now

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

Graduation rates, post-graduation employment rates, and loan repayment rates are crucial metrics for all schools, and we should make this data widely available. Beyond this, however, one size does not fit all.

Race and College

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

If the 5-4 Voting Rights Act decision lays bare a stark national divide, Fisher v. University of Texas, at 7-1, sends a different message. It serves as an invitation to investigate how racial diversity uniquely improves student outcomes and promotes the public good.

Duke Administrators Play Chicken, Refuse to Issue Statement Against Chick-Fil-A

Jacob Tobia | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Jacob Tobia

By remaining neutral in regards to Chick-Fil-A and refusing to issue a statement citing their corporate practices as part of the reason Chick-Fil-A was removed from campus, Duke has squandered a valuable opportunity to send a powerful message about equality.

Colleges Rally To Kick Chick-fil-A Off Campus

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I have no doubt that in the near future, colleges and universities will be moving away from the Chick-fil-A brand for dining options on campus. The signs of change are already here.

North Carolina College Suspends Chick-fil-A

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.14.2012 | College

Davidson College in North Carolina has become one of the first colleges in the country to give Chick-fil-A the boot. Students at Davidson began pro...

In Memory of Dr. Robert Whitton: A Life Well-lived and the Tragedy of an Unnecessary Death

Kevin Bell | Posted 01.29.2012 | College
Kevin Bell

What breaks my heart about Dr. Whitton's death is less the idea that I could have walked out into the street in his place, or even the thought that my own error could have easily caused such an accident.

The Top 10 Most Studious Schools

Posted 10.08.2011 | College

In the mood for a six-hour cram session? Princeton Review recently named the schools where the students study the most. Claremont engineering gian...

WATCH: Davidson College Hires 30 Goats

Posted 08.15.2011 | College

Davidson hired 30 goats on Monday to combat their growing kudzu problem. Kudzu, a persistent weed, has taken hold in the cross country paths surround...