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As the Netherlands-set Netflix series shows, initiation rituals lie at the heart of secret societies“Have you ever wondered how a country as small as the Netherlands became so rich and powerful?” The question is posed in the first episode of Ares, the first Dutch original series made for Netflix, released earlier this month. The show draws on the mysterious world of student fraternities, telling the story of undergraduates Rosa and
Sunderland University is offering only career-focused courses to its next student cohortSunderland University wants to become more “career-focused”. So it is to shut down all its language, politics and history courses and promote instead degrees that “align with particular employment sectors”. It’s an illustration of what happens when universities turn into businesses, and their ethos is defined by the market. It’s also symbolic of the divisions that now rend Britain’s
After a national search for a new dean of libraries, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has appointed Kasia Gonnerman to the position, starting April 1. Kasia Gonnerman Currently the director of Vanderbilt University’s Central Library, Gonnerman joins UAB’s library at a time when more than $2 million has been invested in its collections, resources and personnel, including an additional $498,000 dedicated to physical renovations. In addition, within the
The University of Kentucky’s Martin Luther King Center is hosting its first Men of Color Symposium, in collaboration with the university’s Office for Institutional Diversity and the Office of Student and Academic Life. The free, daylong symposium will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6 and will be open to students and professionals on and off campus. Ja’Mahl McDaniel, associate director of the Martin Luther King Center, described the symposium as
In the wake of a presidential search beset with political meddling, a consultant tells trustees they â€œswung and missed in a very high-profile way.â€
Even small shifts can make a difference. Here are five suggestions for supporting studentsâ€™ success academically and personally, in college and beyond.
The goal of integrating learning and personal growth has taken on new urgency. The Chronicle recently hosted a roundtable discussion on what it takes to help students thrive. Download the full report here.
Institutions nationwide expect enrollment declines, but the Golden State is struggling to meet demand. Freeing up seats is a start, observers say.
Growing up on the Cattaraugus reservation, Dr. Naomi Lee was used to being surrounded by people who shared similar backgrounds and experiences to hers. However, upon leaving the reservation for college at Rochester Institute of Technology, Lee struggled with her identity. Dr. Naomi Lee “But as a student, that self-identity and not understanding why I was different from the other students at my university, it was really a struggle at
When it comes to researching issues about diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, Dr. Donald “DJ” Mitchell Jr. has risen to the top of his field with his groundbreaking work on race, gender, identity and intersectionality within higher education contexts. Since 2017, Mitchell has worked as a professor of higher education leadership and as inaugural chair of the M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership and Social Justice Program in the
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