An MIT engineering student who went home for winter break. An Iranian Ph.D. coming to Boston to work on a tuberculosis project at Harvard Medical School, and an Iranian scientist tackling cardiovascular disease in a university lab. These are among
The new target of the academic boycott movement is the United States. More than 3,000 academics from around the world have signed on to a call to boycott international academic conferences held in the United States in solidarity with those
College and university endowments’ net returns declined for the second straight year in 2016, dropping into negative territory and posting their worst results since the depths of the financial crisis. Endowments returned an average of -1.9 percent in the 2016
The textbook publishing industry is considering a transformation that could significantly alter how faculty members assign readings, publishers make money and students obtain course materials. For years, that transformation has been portrayed as a shift from physical textbooks to digital
The Senate education committee will vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education — the next step in what has become one of the most publicly contentious confirmation processes for any Trump cabinet nominee
Will some students pass up academic opportunities in school if they are concerned about what their classmates will think of them? Yes, but the social stigma may be different depending on the student, according to a new study by researchers
Recent studies have confirmed a sharp increase in narcissism in the past decade that corresponds with the proliferation and increased use of social media. The post Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism appeared first on Edudemic.
When Nicole Thomson first heard about the importance of teaching spatial reasoning and geometry in her kindergarten math curriculum she had already been teaching for several years. Her teacher training program hadn’t mentioned these skills, and yet at a professional
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