Higher education

insects

Thank goodness for Hillsdale College

June 19, 2020 2:20 pm

At least one institution is standing firm against the mob of kneelers and capitulators and sentimentalizers

colleges

Defund colleges, not cops

June 19, 2020 7:38 am

Police are not the root of our problems. Academia is

professors

Professing virtues

June 14, 2020 4:23 pm

Not since the late 19th century in Germany have the Herr Professor Doktors been held in such high esteem

civilization

How to destroy civilization

June 3, 2020 7:14 am

Thanks to tenured radicals, we are witnessing the retribalization of the world

cambridge

Cambridge University is kowtowing to China

May 20, 2020 11:21 pm

Further investigation of Jesus College’s China Centre site suggests all is not well

covid college

Welcome to COVID College

May 14, 2020 12:17 pm

Corona bursts education’s business bubble

zoom class

Forget Zoom college: it’s time for America’s youth to embrace entrepreneurship

May 4, 2020 12:04 pm

No one should pay $40,000 a year for an online college degree

colleges

Degrees of control

March 27, 2020 3:23 pm

America’s colleges are selling themselves to hostile foreign states

japan

Why ‘safe spaces’ are nowhere to be seen on Japan’s college campuses

February 25, 2020 11:39 am

Japan is like Switzerland in the culture wars, a safe haven where the hostilities raging elsewhere can be observed but avoided

sarah lawrence college higher education

A new mob at Sarah Lawrence College

January 24, 2020 12:29 pm

Hope for Gen Z?

freedom

2019 was not a good year for freedom of speech

January 11, 2020 8:50 am

Is everything rosy in the groves of academe?

college food

The real reason for college food fights

December 2, 2019 2:55 pm

Scarcely a month passes without a food-related scandal causing uproar on campus

bucharest

Why is there more intellectual freedom in Bucharest than Cambridge?

November 27, 2019 1:54 pm

The students in Romania were doing what students are supposed to do: hearing each side of the argument

transracial

Finally, the transracial community are gaining recognition

November 18, 2019 1:47 pm

All thanks to a British higher education union

asians

Asians are doing too well — they must be stopped

November 13, 2019 9:52 am

The Asian American success story catastrophically undermines the assumptions behind affirmative action

Northwestern University

A journalism lesson from Northwestern

November 12, 2019 6:58 pm

While the student journalists deserve criticism, they might benefit from some sympathy as well

left-wing

Why are young people so left-wing?

October 30, 2019 2:52 pm

Left-wing professors think it’s their responsibility to open their students’ eyes to injustice

leaders

Where are world leaders educated?

October 23, 2019 1:45 pm

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

yale colleges

Colleges should be ‘islands of excellence’

October 18, 2019 1:52 pm

Scarcely a month passes without some distinguished professor being targeted for defenestration

meritocracy

Two faces of a single calamity: how the war against inequality backfired dramatically

September 19, 2019 2:53 pm

The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite by Daniel Markovitz reviewed

novel books

Novel advice for incoming STEM freshmen

September 2, 2019 1:07 pm

Students interested in a career in investing and technology should read more fiction

universities chinese

Has China infiltrated America’s universities?

July 4, 2019 12:43 pm

In the academy, Beijing is the elephant in the room

bernie sanders college student debt

Sure, cancel student debt. Then cancel college

June 26, 2019 11:30 am

Higher education has been massively devalued over the past decade

viewpoint diversity

Viewpoint diversity includes conservative thought

June 24, 2019 12:26 pm

The seminar, not the lecture, is the way

elizabeth warren college debt

Why Elizabeth Warren’s college debt plan sucks

May 3, 2019 2:13 pm

Her proposal rewards big borrowers and punishes workers who scrimped