The Ticker

Trump Administration Is Expected to Propose 18% Cut in NIH Budget

In a document posted online and then removed, funding for the National Institutes of Health would drop from $31.8 billion to $26 billion. But Congress may ignore the plan.

The Ticker

Bro Adams Announces Resignation as NEH Chairman

Mr. Adams is set to resign on the same day that President Trump is expected to propose cuts in many government programs in his latest budget plan.

The Ticker

Black Student’s Stabbing Death at U. of Maryland Is Being Investigated as a Hate Crime

The university police on the College Park campus say the student arrested in connection with the attack was part of a Facebook group known as “Alt-Reich Nation.”

Wired Campus

Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech

Concerns about Yik Yak and analysis of MOOCs and online teaching were among the most popular stories this past year on our Wired Campus blog.

Wired Campus

Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education?

The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.

 

Wired Campus

Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning

The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.

ProfHacker

How to Make a Time Map for the Summer

ProfHacker's Natalie M. Houston discusses the benefits of creating a template of your ideal week.

ProfHacker

Review: The Interactive Past

Anastasia Salter reviews a new open-access collection on archaeology and games.

ProfHacker

Openness, Permission, Courtesy and Nuances of Licenses

Maha Bali explores some of the nuances in how we give permissions and licenses.

Lingua Franca

Are You Fed Up of Preposition Creep?

Ben Yagoda gets excited for a commentator's use of "exhausted of."

Lingua Franca

Hedging One's Bets

Bill Germano explains what recent events might teach us about hiding in the shrubbery.

Lingua Franca

'Crawdaddy,' 'Boomba,' and a 'Bounce-Around': an Online Update of Regional Words

Allan Metcalf reviews the latest installment of the Dictionary of American Regional English.

Lingua Franca

Fulsome Praisin' Blues

Ben Yagoda examines the changing meaning of “fulsome.”

 

Lingua Franca

The New 'Ding'

Anne Curzan describes a a verb that seems to have developed a new meaning below the radar.