PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion http://www.chronicle.com/section/Opinion/40/ 2017-10-20T21:24:30-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Essay Critical of Sexism Was Unfairly Dismissive of Military Spouses http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/essay-critical-of-sexism-was-unfairly-dismissive-of-military-spouses/ 2017-10-20T16:30:43-04:00 Playing on the traditional stereotype of the military wife only harms those of us who are constantly challenged by it. High Anxiety: How Can We Save Our Students From Themselves? http://www.chronicle.com/article/High-Anxiety-How-Can-We-Save/241519 2017-10-20T00:00:00-04:00 Colleges aren’t solely to blame for students’ mental-health problems, but we’re not doing all we can to relieve some of the pressures. By Jonathan Zimmerman The University Is Not a Technology http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-University-Is-Not-a/241471 2017-10-17T16:21:19-04:00 Why we shouldn’t rely on data and algorithms to fix the humanities. By Sam Fallon and Len Gutkin Does Disruption Violate Free Speech? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Does-Disruption-Violate-Free/241470 2017-10-17T16:00:00-04:00 The “heckler’s veto” can be as much a threat to rights of free expression as government censorship. By Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky The Sexism That Permeates the Academy http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Sexism-That-Permeates-the/241469 2017-10-17T15:26:00-04:00 Believing gendered hierarchy should not exist in the world that we want does not mean that gendered hierarchy does not exist in the world that we have. By Peggy O’Donnell Breach of Academic Standards at UNC Is a Disgrace to All Universities http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/breach-of-academic-standards-at-unc-is-a-disgrace-to-all-universities/ 2017-10-17T14:46:16-04:00 The university's dean, provost, and chancellor should be replaced to persuade other institutions not to take educational opportunities away from students. Why the FBI Is on Your Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-FBI-Is-on-Your-Campus/241458 2017-10-16T16:53:04-04:00 With the commercialization of research and the arrival of thousands of Chinese students, it’s unavoidable. By John Krige Is Professorial Branding for You? Yes, It Is http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Professorial-Branding-for/241438 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 Take control of the ways that you and your work are perceived. By Scott Talan A Practical Approach to Campus Speakers http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Practical-Approach-to-Campus/241439 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 An expert on civil discourse suggests three ways to set aside grand political theory and focus on your institution’s needs. By Robert G. Boatright The Mythology of Jackson State http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Mythology-of-Jackson/241423 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 The 1970 shootings were about racist police brutality, not the Vietnam War. By Patrick Chura Milo’s Coming http://www.chronicle.com/article/Milo-s-Coming/241422 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 Faculty members, not students, should decide who gets to speak on campus. By Mark Edmundson The Digital-Humanities Bust http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Digital-Humanities-Bust/241424 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 After a decade of investment and hype, what has the field accomplished? Not much. By Timothy Brennan Weekly Book List, October 20, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-October-20/241446 2017-10-15T18:02:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub How Not to Dismantle the Old-Boy Network http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Not-to-Dismantle-the/241445 2017-10-13T10:41:08-04:00 Inviting more voices into the academic conversation can be anti-academic. By Stanley Fish Article Wrongfully Asserts That Brookings Survey Was Contradicted http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/article-wrongfully-asserts-that-brookings-survey-was-contradicted/ 2017-10-12T17:51:39-04:00 The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education asked respondents a very different question. Academe’s Prestige Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academe-s-Prestige-Problem/241432 2017-10-12T11:00:00-04:00 Professors and aspiring professors are complicit in perpetuating a rigged system. By Maximillian Alvarez The CIA’s Favorite College President http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-CIA-s-Favorite-College/241406 2017-10-10T12:01:00-04:00 Graham Spanier rolled out the red carpet for the intelligence services to conduct covert operations involving colleges. By Daniel Golden At the U. of Puerto Rico After Maria http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-the-U-of-Puerto-Rico-After/241409 2017-10-09T18:45:52-04:00 The university's 11 campuses were hard hit by Hurricane Maria. Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera, a professor of the humanities at one of them, describes his experience of the storm. By Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera Only Drastic Changes Can Fix College Basketball http://www.chronicle.com/article/Only-Drastic-Changes-Can-Fix/241408 2017-10-09T16:50:10-04:00 As the latest scandal shows, the NCAA isn’t doing its job. Let’s tear it down and start over. By Karen Gross Saying Yes to Undergraduate Research http://www.chronicle.com/article/Saying-Yes-to-Undergraduate/241396 2017-10-08T18:30:00-04:00 The benefits are obvious, but the barriers can be daunting. Here’s how to overcome them. By Mitchell Malachowski