PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion http://www.chronicle.com/section/Opinion/40/ 2016-10-21T14:24:59-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Rock 'n' Roll as Racial Dialogue http://www.chronicle.com/article/Rock-n-Roll-as-Racial/238105 2016-10-20T04:55:00-04:00 A new book desegregates artists and songs that belong together. By Kevin J.H. Dettmar If Colleges Are Dismantled, Consider the Impact on Their Cities http://www.chronicle.com/article/If-Colleges-Are-Dismantled-/238076 2016-10-16T18:38:01-04:00 Our quest for efficiency could sever a crucial connection to the past. By Emily J. Levine Religiously Serious, Thoughtfully Secular http://www.chronicle.com/article/Religiously-Serious/238077 2016-10-16T18:38:01-04:00 The leader of a Catholic college within a public university says religion will never disappear from human experience, any more than will rejection and critiques of religion. By Randy Boyagoda Is This Economist Too Far Ahead of His Time? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-This-Economist-Too-Far/238050 2016-10-16T18:30:36-04:00 Robin Hanson wants to do scholarship differently. Is there a place for him in academe? By David Wescott Philosophy Beyond the Academy http://www.chronicle.com/article/Philosophy-Beyond-the-Academy/238052 2016-10-16T18:30:00-04:00 Philosophy is multifarious, with many regional inflections, a new book argues. By Nakul Krishna Free Expression vs. Personal Safety http://www.chronicle.com/article/Free-Expression-vs-Personal/238053 2016-10-16T18:30:00-04:00 The Unmaking of a Racist http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Unmaking-of-a-Racist/238054 2016-10-16T18:30:00-04:00 How college helped a bigot confront his Dixie dogmas.  By Charles B. Dew Michelle Alexander's Broader Argument http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michelle-Alexanders-Broader/238055 2016-10-16T18:30:00-04:00 Our Idea of Tolerant Isn't http://www.chronicle.com/article/Our-Idea-of-Tolerant-Isnt/238051 2016-10-16T18:30:00-04:00 Boomer faculty members' notions of tolerance don’t fit millennial students' experiences. By Philip Alcabes Weekly Book List, October 21, 2016 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-October-21/238079 2016-10-16T18:27:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub Koch Foundation Against Using Open-Record Requests to Harass Scholars http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/koch-foundation-against-using-open-record-requests-to-harass-scholars/ 2016-10-14T10:56:09-04:00 Use of open-record laws to access private correspondence is an intimidation tactic activists use to menace and, even, silence faculty. Article Misrepresents Universal Design for Learning Framework http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/article-misrepresents-universal-design-for-learning-framework/ 2016-10-13T13:49:04-04:00 Universal Design and the Universal Design for Learning frameworks should not be used interchangeably. Essay's Claims About Research Universities Inaccurate http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/essays-claims-about-research-universities-inaccurate/ 2016-10-10T13:18:45-04:00 For one, it isn't true that they don't value good teaching. The New Performing-Arts Curriculum http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Performing-Arts/238020 2016-10-09T18:50:56-04:00 To help students find their way in the new arts economy, we must teach them to market, produce, and present their own ideas. By Richard E. Goodstein, Eric Lapin, and Ronald C. McCurdy It’s Never Too Soon to Talk About Mental Health http://www.chronicle.com/article/It-s-Never-Too-Soon-to-Talk/238021 2016-10-09T18:50:56-04:00 Conversations about what a student truly needs and what a college can reasonably offer should be part of the admissions process. By Lee Burdette Williams Curricular Cop-Out on Co-ops http://www.chronicle.com/article/Curricular-Cop-Out-on-Co-ops/237995 2016-10-09T18:29:15-04:00 There’s an illustrious form of enterprise that business schools largely ignore. By Nathan Schneider Teaching in the Twilight http://www.chronicle.com/article/Teaching-in-the-Twilight/237996 2016-10-09T18:29:15-04:00 Your students think you’re a fossil. Don’t take it personally. By Ted Gup Weekly Book List, October 14, 2016 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-October-14/238026 2016-10-09T17:54:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub Can Transcendence Be Taught? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-Transcendence-Be-Taught-/237994 2016-10-07T04:55:00-04:00 College should prepare students not only for a rich life but also for a meaningful death. By John Kaag and Clancy Martin When ‘Uberization’ Comes to Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Uberization-Comes/238004 2016-10-07T04:55:00-04:00 Hey, professors, here’s a way to earn extra cash and bring quick relief to people suffering a "need to know." By Jonathan L. Beller