PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | People http://www.chronicle.com/section/People/36/ 2017-12-15T18:25:26-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education What Separates Man From Beast? Creativity http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Separates-Man-From-Beast-/242011 2017-12-10T18:30:00-05:00 And what is creativity? A neuroscientist and a composer explored that question together. By Tom Bartlett What I'm Reading: ‘Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Im-Reading-/242015 2017-12-10T18:30:00-05:00 A dean who has worked on space experiments looks at what universities can learn from NASA about strategic planning. By John Z. Kiss Welcoming Veterans Without Stifling Debate http://www.chronicle.com/article/Welcoming-Veterans-Without/242016 2017-12-10T18:26:00-05:00 A new book says military-friendly campuses may fall short of giving veterans what they need: a chance to talk openly. By Peter Monaghan Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/15/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/242000 2017-12-10T18:25:00-05:00 Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld will become president at Hebrew College, and Shane Martin was named provost at Seattle University. Compiled by Brianna A. Tucker Selected New Books on Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Selected-New-Books-on-Higher/242014 2017-12-10T18:25:00-05:00 Among the latest topics are the incorporation of game-derived techniques into teaching, and race relations on elite campuses. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub ‘Fail State’ Confronts For-Profits and Laments the Disinvestment in Publics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Fail-State-Confronts/241955 2017-12-04T10:30:00-05:00 A new documentary film charts the rise of for-profit colleges and questions higher education’s financial-aid model. By Lee Gardner Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/8/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241957 2017-12-03T18:35:00-05:00 Keith L. Ross will become president of Missouri Baptist University, and Timothy W. Gordon was named vice president for student affairs at Buffalo State College. Compiled by Brianna Tucker and M.J. Prest Fresh Off Failed ‘Washington Post’ Sting, James O’Keefe Will Speak at SMU http://www.chronicle.com/article/Fresh-Off-Failed-Washington/241894 2017-11-28T14:12:00-05:00 Project Veritas recently used an undercover employee to try to expose bias at The Washington Post, which sniffed out the effort. The organization’s founder will speak on “stopping bias in American media.” By Sam Hoisington How a Dean Got Over Impostor Syndrome — and Thinks You Can, Too http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Dean-Got-Over-Impostor/241863 2017-11-26T18:30:00-05:00 Valerie Ashby suffered from impostor syndrome until she identified the phenomenon and spent a year practicing 10 steps to overcome it. By Nell Gluckman Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/1/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241853 2017-11-26T17:30:00-05:00 Roger A. Ramsammy will become president of Hudson Valley Community College, and Remylin Bruder was named provost at Rochester College. Compiled by Brianna Tucker and M.J. Prest How Real-World Learning Could Help People Compete With Machines http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Real-World-Learning-Could/241811 2017-11-20T10:30:00-05:00 Joseph Aoun, president of Northeastern University, says colleges must change how they educate for a work force dominated by automation. By Scott Carlson What I'm Reading: ‘The Fuzzy and the Techie’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Im-Reading-The-Fuzzy/241820 2017-11-19T18:31:00-05:00 A book suggests ways to get liberal-arts and technology students working together to solve societal problems. By Christopher Mayer Selected New Books on Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Selected-New-Books-on-Higher/241815 2017-11-19T18:28:00-05:00 Topics include research fraud, inequality among colleges, and outcomes for deaf students. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub How Sources of Support Divide Scientists http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Sources-of-Support-Divide/241816 2017-11-19T18:27:00-05:00 A new book examines traditional researchers’ views of their more commercially oriented, and often wealthier, colleagues. By Peter Monaghan Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/24/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241821 2017-11-19T16:01:00-05:00 Ashish Vaidya will become president of Northern Kentucky University, and Eunice Tarver was named provost at Tulsa Community College. Compiled by Brianna Tucker and M.J. Prest Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/17/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241745 2017-11-12T18:30:00-05:00 Tisa Mason will become president of Fort Hays State University, and Brown Bannister was named interim director of the School of Music at Lipscomb University. Compiled by Brianna A. Tucker and M.J. Prest How One College Decided to Invest More Responsibly http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-One-College-Decided-to/241735 2017-11-12T18:30:00-05:00 Pitzer built a fossil-fuels-free index fund and “analyzed it seven ways till Sunday,” says the chair of the investment committee. He thinks it may interest other colleges. By Lawrence Biemiller Meet the Members of iGen, and Help Them Get Off Their Phones http://www.chronicle.com/article/Meet-the-Members-of-iGen-and/241665 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 Older generations aren’t trying to gripe about today’s college students, but to understand them, says the generational researcher Jean Twenge. By Eric Hoover Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/10/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241675 2017-11-05T18:26:00-05:00 Laura Monks is the new president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Shelbyville, and Harry Williams was named president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Compiled by Brianna A. Tucker Play Inspires Learning. But What Is Play, Exactly? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Play-Inspires-Learning-But/241572 2017-10-29T18:30:00-04:00 The connection between recreation and re-creation is a more effective, permanent way of learning new things, says Mitchel Resnick, of the MIT Media Lab. By Scott Carlson