PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2016-09-27T06:26:34-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Obama’s Betrayal of HBCUs http://www.chronicle.com/article/Obama-s-Betrayal-of-HBCUs/237853 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 After Obama, historically black colleges are at greater risk. By Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Making History http://www.chronicle.com/article/Making-History/237855 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 The first black Ivy League president reflects on the first black U.S. president. By Ruth J. Simmons Free Public College: Utopian No More http://www.chronicle.com/article/Free-Public-College-Utopian/237854 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Free public higher education is no longer a laughable idea. #ThanksObama By Angus Johnston Meritocracy in Obama’s Gilded Age http://www.chronicle.com/article/Meritocracy-in-Obama-s/237857 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Meritocracy and the modern university. By Aziz Rana Did Obama’s Blackness Matter? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Did-Obama-s-Blackness/237856 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 How race affected nearly everything the president touched. By Tom Bartlett Dinners With the President http://www.chronicle.com/article/Dinners-With-the-President/237861 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Watching history unfold over salad. By David M. Kennedy How Obama Sees America http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Obama-Sees-America/237858 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Democracy, he reminds us, is a work in progress. By James T. Kloppenberg The Intellectual as President http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Intellectual-as-President/237860 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Did it matter that Obama was one of us? By Kevin Mattson Obama's Imprint on Higher Ed: Responses http://www.chronicle.com/article/Obamas-Imprint-on-Higher-Ed-/237851 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Danielle Allen, Janet Halley, Raynard S. Kington, Anthony P. Carnevale, Marta Tienda, and Jamie Merisotis respond to Michael S. Roth.  Hope Hangover http://www.chronicle.com/article/Hope-Hangover/237862 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 It’s time for a more realistic idealism. By Samuel Moyn The First Feminist President http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-First-Feminist-President/237859 2016-09-25T18:30:32-04:00 Appreciating an overlooked legacy. By Crystal Feimster Barack Obama’s Imprint on Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Barack-Obama-s-Imprint-on-/237849 2016-09-25T18:30:00-04:00 Gains in college attainment have been modest over the past eight years. Did the 44th president fail to deliver? By Michael S. Roth The Obama Issue http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/The-Obama-Issue/56 2016-09-25T18:30:00-04:00 In this special issue of The Chronicle Review, we turn our attention to the accomplishments and disappointments of the past eight years. See the whole issue here. A Prominent Scholar-Activist Trades Law for the Seminary http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Prominent-Scholar-Activist/237869 2016-09-22T04:55:00-04:00 The New Jim Crow's author, Michelle Alexander, seeks a platform to effect wider cultural change. By Alexander C. Kafka Is Political Science Too Pessimistic? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Political-Science-Too/237834 2016-09-20T05:00:00-04:00 The loss of a transformative vision, says Jennifer Hochschild, leaves the field without a conviction that people can make a difference. By Marc Parry Love Songs With a Side of Theory http://www.chronicle.com/article/Love-Songs-With-a-Side-of/237802 2016-09-18T18:30:00-04:00 Organizing a young mind and heart around a diner's jukebox 45s. By David Hajdu Beowulf Among the Ruins http://www.chronicle.com/article/Beowulf-Among-the-Ruins/237718 2016-09-11T18:45:20-04:00 There’s nothing like broken classroom windows and mice to enhance the study of an Old English epic. By A.W. Strouse On Refusing to Read http://www.chronicle.com/article/On-Refusing-to-Read/237717 2016-09-11T18:45:20-04:00 Be choosy about how you invest your intellectual energy. You owe it to your field. By Amy Hungerford When Analogies Fail http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Analogies-Fail/237716 2016-09-11T18:45:20-04:00 Good ones enlighten. Lesser ones merely divert our flighty screened-out brains. By Alexander Stern Are Students Humorless? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Are-Students-Humorless-/237653 2016-09-05T18:39:00-04:00 No, but like every generation before them, they find some subjects too fraught to laugh at. By Mikita Brottman