Higher education

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

middlebury college

The Middlebury mess

April 23, 2019 2:43 pm

Students are open to challenging ideas. Their administrators are not

bridget phetasy graduation college

Stop wasting your money on college

March 18, 2019 12:49 pm

The valedictory address high school seniors need to hear

sarah lawrence college viewpoint diversity

When a student mob came for my job, my college did not support me

March 15, 2019 2:02 pm

Students at my college demanded a review of my tenure because of an article I wrote. My fellow faculty members failed to back me up

operation varsity blues felicity huffman

Operation Varsity Blues and the wrong sort of college corruption

March 13, 2019 10:12 am

Free Felicity Huffman, because nothing else in education is

universities

The craziest campus news: universities are still good

March 6, 2019 12:10 pm

For all the free speech fights, higher education continues to make people more trusting and civil

viewpoint diversity higher education

The search for viewpoint diversity in higher education

February 23, 2019 9:42 am

America’s colleges are deeply embedded in and influenced by the local communities where they are geographically situated

yale fraternities harvard

The irony of the war on Yale fraternities

February 19, 2019 5:17 pm

Do the women bringing the lawsuit realize that, by virtue of being Ivy League students, they too are privileged?

James Lindsay, Helen Pluckrose and Peter Boghossian (Mike Nayna)

The trial of Peter Boghossian

January 11, 2019 8:24 pm

Within a few days, Peter received a letter from Portland State University informing him that there were concerns he had fabricated data

harvard admissions

The real Harvard admissions scandal is hiding in plain sight

November 15, 2018 7:35 am

It’s not just the discrimination against Asian-American students. It’s the ‘legacy preferences’ that ensure the rich get in

sarah lawrence college higher education

The dangerous silence in higher education

November 10, 2018 9:13 am

I suggested that more balance was needed in academic programming. Within hours, my office door and surrounding corridor was vandalized

harvard university universities

American universities need to chop the hand that feeds them tyrants’ cash

October 23, 2018 10:17 am

How can politically correct universities take money from Mohammed bin Salman?