PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2017-08-18T06:40:12-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education How Universities Embolden White Nationalists http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Universities-Embolden/240956 2017-08-17T20:24:44-04:00 Professors should be wary of unconsciously endorsing white victimhood. By Marcia Chatelain What to Do With a Man on Horseback http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-to-Do-With-a-Man-on/240923 2017-08-14T18:18:02-04:00 Don’t remove problematic statues, like that of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville. Challenge them, in the service of history. By Troy Duster Sigmund Fraud? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Sigmund-Fraud-/240924 2017-08-14T18:16:48-04:00 Frederick Crews’s capstone biography offers a most unflattering case history. By Alexander C. Kafka For Moral Clarity, Don't Look to Universities http://www.chronicle.com/article/For-Moral-Clarity-Dont-Look/240921 2017-08-14T12:31:48-04:00 As the hate on display in Charlottesville made clear, scholarly practices and virtues cannot impart comprehensive visions of the good. They are, however, essential in another way. By Chad Wellmon Why Donald Trump Has Been Good For Truth http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Donald-Trump-Has-Been-Good/240904 2017-08-13T19:00:00-04:00 We now have the opportunity to think of truth as something to be pursued, not possessed. By Peter N. Miller Nathan Glazer: ‘Students Could Be Protesting Really Big Things — Like Trump’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Nathan-Glazer-Students/240890 2017-08-13T18:00:00-04:00 The prominent 94-year-old sociologist reflects on campus activism, affirmative action, free speech, the literary sphere, and how he views his own career. By John Kaag The Offender http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Offender/240896 2017-08-10T20:00:00-04:00 Two students accused Michael Bonesteel of being insensitive, unsupportive, and even violent. Did the art professor get what he deserved — or were the students out to get him? By Tom Bartlett Stop Blaming Postmodernism for Post-Truth Politics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stop-Blaming-Postmodernism-for/240845 2017-08-04T13:30:00-04:00 Postmodern thought didn’t give us “post-truth.” Indeed, it can help us fight that plague. By Andrew J. Perrin Trump’s Affirmative-Action Rollback: A Promise Kept http://www.chronicle.com/article/Trump-s-Affirmative-Action/240842 2017-08-03T11:24:58-04:00 A constituency that feels threatened by a diversifying America is rewarded by the administration it put into office. By Christopher Sebastian Parker The Real Threat to Affirmative Action http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Real-Threat-to-Affirmative/240832 2017-08-02T18:29:23-04:00 Campus leaders shouldn’t overreact to the Justice Department’s steps. But on the horizon lies a real cause for concern. By Erwin Chemerinsky Why Conservative Fears of Campus Indoctrination Are Overblown http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Conservative-Fears-of/240804 2017-07-31T13:00:00-04:00 For one thing, students are smarter than we give them credit for. By Robert Maranto and Matthew Woessner The New Urban Science http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Urban-Science/240740 2017-07-30T18:32:00-04:00 Big data and big dollars are transforming the field. But scholars are struggling to keep up. By Michael Anft How the Government Segregated America http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-Government-Segregated/240738 2017-07-30T18:30:00-04:00 A new book recounts the forgotten history of housing discrimination. By Francesca Russello Ammon A Fragile Urban Consensus http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Fragile-Urban-Consensus/240741 2017-07-30T18:30:00-04:00 Economists and sociologists finally agree: Where people live matters. Now comes the hard part. By Patrick Sharkey When Universities Swallow Cities http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Universities-Swallow/240739 2017-07-30T18:30:00-04:00 Is it in the public interest to have giant urban campuses freeload off their neighbors’ taxes? By Davarian L. Baldwin Power to the Cities http://www.chronicle.com/article/Power-to-the-Cities/240742 2017-07-30T18:30:00-04:00 Cities birthed democracy. They must reassert themselves to preserve it, argues the late Benjamin Barber in his final book.  By Sean Andrew Chen The Neighborhood University http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Neighborhood-University/240743 2017-07-30T18:30:00-04:00 Five scholars on what their universities owe their local communities. Cities: A Special Issue http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Cities-A-Special-Issue/130 2017-07-27T00:00:00-04:00 In this special report, we look at the role urban universities play — for better and worse — in their communities, new insights into the history and future of cities, and the barriers that get in the way of good research. Climate Scientists Should Embrace Public Debate http://www.chronicle.com/article/Climate-Scientists-Should/240710 2017-07-20T14:47:56-04:00 Ducking the skeptics only fuels conspiracy theories and increases the credibility of outlandish views. By Christopher J. Ferguson Nancy MacLean Responds to Her Critics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Nancy-MacLean-Responds-to-Her/240699 2017-07-19T18:19:34-04:00 “Such rhetorical bullying would be laughable if it weren’t part of a pattern on the right,” says the Duke professor of history and public policy. By Marc Parry