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Nov. 30, 2017 A Call to Reform Undergraduate Education
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 30, 2017 As Higher Education Grows More Crucial, How Can It Be Improved?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Nov. 2, 2017 Yes, Financial Investment in College Completion Pays Off
Campus Technology
Oct. 25, 2017 A Highways Project for College Completion
Inside Higher Ed
Oct. 24, 2017 New research questions the value of certificates pushed by colleges, policymakers
The Hechinger Report
Oct. 18, 2017 Why we still need to study the humanities in a STEM world
The Washington Post
Oct. 17, 2017 The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics
Stanford CHP News
Sept. 20, 2017 How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree
The Hechinger Report
Aug. 4, 2017 Scott D. Sagan on the Nuclear Necessity Principle
Ethics Matter
Aug. 1, 2017 The true failure of foreign language instruction
The Conversation
July 21, 2017 Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?
U.S. News & World Report
July 16, 2017 Reverse the decline in language education
The News & Observer
June 26, 2017 Undergraduate education is broken. Solutions start with faculty and rigor.
The Washington Post
June 23, 2017 Language Learning and National Security
Inside Higher Ed
Apr. 30, 2017 As Decision Day Looms, Students Struggle With College Choices
On Campus
Apr. 26, 2017 Paul Wise challenges Just War
Stanford CHP News
Mar. 9, 2017 UI presidents, past and present, advocate for higher education
The Gazette
Mar. 8, 2017 UI forum takes aim at state funding cuts to universities
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Mar. 3, 2017 Scientists confront challenges to communicating facts
UChicago News
Mar. 2, 2017 Congress Advised of Critical Need to Boost Language Study
Language Magazine
Mar. 1, 2017 Same Topic, Different Tongue: the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Report on Language Learning
Ed Central
Feb. 28, 2017 Language Study as a National Imperative
Inside Higher Ed
Feb. 20, 2017 How governments and companies can prevent the next insider attack
The Conversation
Jan. 13, 2017 As Need for Foreign Languages in School Grows, Access Continues to Shrink
Jan. 5, 2017 Expert: Americans Need Better Understanding Of Other Languages, Cultures
Wisconsin Public Radio


Dec. 21, 2016 With US dramatically behind in language fluency, should colleges fill the gap?
Education Dive
Dec. 19, 2016 Languages crisis in the US highlighted in new report
Times Higher Education
Dec. 15, 2016 Language by the Shrinking Numbers
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 15, 2016 U.S. Language Capacity ‘Diminishing,’ Despite Need
Language Magazine
Nov. 2, 2016 More Than Words
Inside Higher Ed
Oct. 31, 2016 Where Ph.D.s Work and What They Earn
Inside Higher Ed
Oct. 4, 2016 Income, racial gaps remain in higher education, report finds
Sept. 29, 2016 Typecast at Your Own Risk: Behind David Rubenstein's Latest Gift
Inside Philanthropy
Sept. 29, 2016 Is the Future of Higher Education a “Multi-Directional Swirl?”
Nonprofit Quarterly
Sept. 27, 2016 People are not visiting bookstores or libraries anymore
Good E-Reader Blog
Sept. 23, 2016 Ten takeaways on what students face on journey through college
Sept. 22, 2016 Most people want a college degree, but reaching that goal remains a challenge, report says
Sept. 22, 2016 The State of Undergraduate Education
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 21, 2016 Has the U.S. Presidency Become a Dictatorship?
Aug. 24, 2016 The common-sense fix that American nuclear policy needs
The Washington Post
Aug. 8, 2016 Former UM chief Coleman extends education mission
The Detroit News
July 18, 2016 What Classics Professors Can Teach the Rest of Us
The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 18, 2016 Archie Brown guest edits Dædalus summer issue on political leadership
University of Oxford
July 13, 2016 Is the Internet Being Ruined?
July 13, 2016 Public Colleges Attracting Out-Of-State Students
July 11, 2016 Students at state’s public colleges gird for higher tuition
The Boston Globe
July 11, 2016 Flagships Must Create New Models to Preserve the Public Good
The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 7, 2016 Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students, and Tuition
The New York Times
July 6, 2016 Funding Edge for Workforce Programs
Inside Higher Education
July 6, 2016 Poetry Prize Recognizes Instructor’s Accomplishments, Potential
University of California, Merced
July 1, 2016 Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century
Former Visiting Scholar, Benjamin Coates (2011-2012)
June 28, 2016 The No-Jobs Myth
Inside Higher Education
June 28, 2016 What Can You Do With a PhD?
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
June 22, 2016 Making the Case for More Than Just STEM
The New York Times
June 14, 2016 How Are History PhD Programs Responding to the Job Crisis?
The History News Network
June 13, 2016 Why arts education matters
The Huffington Post
June 12, 2016 Scott Miller: Why arts education matters
The Virginian-Pilot
June 8, 2016 Federal Funding Drives U.S. Innovation
Huffington Post
June 8, 2016 UMass Defers Tuition, Fees Hike Decision Until State Budget Finalized
June 7, 2016 The Humanities Will Never Die
Inside Higher Ed
June 6, 2016 Data on Philosophy Jobs Advertised Recently
Daily Nous
June 6, 2016 The Disappearing Humanities Jobs
Inside Higher Education
June 6, 2016 New Data: “The Troubled Academic Job Market for Humanities” (U.S.)
Library Journal InfoDocket
June 5, 2016 How Are History PhD Programs Responding to the Job Crisis?
History News Network
June 1, 2016 For-Profit Universities and the Roots of Adjunctification in US Higher Education
Liberal Education
May 30, 2016 Business must step up to help public universities to stay on top
San Francisco Chronicle
May 28, 2016 Starving of public universities is a national problem
Boston Globe
May 28, 2016 Dreams Stall as CUNY, New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters
The New York Times
May 27, 2016 Essay contributes to national study on foreign language learning
Penn State News
May 27, 2016 Role of Public Research Universities: How universities can thrive in an age of funding cuts
Perspective (Kansas State Research and Extension News)
May 20, 2016 Saving the Liberal Arts
Inside Higher Education
May 20, 2016 Governance Structures for Reducing Dual-Use Technology Risks
The Pandora Report
May 19, 2016 Pushing the Multilingual Envelope
Language Magazine
May 17, 2016 State Senate ready to make case for higher education funding increases
Lowell Sun
May 17, 2016 AHA Today
What I Learned from Visiting a Historical Site: An Undergraduate’s Experience at Gettysburg
May 11, 2016 My Son Was Accepted to a College He Can’t Afford. Now What?
Huffington Post
May 11, 2016 Microsoft’s Jeannette M. Wing: Basic research is ‘the foundation of American prosperity and progress’
Microsoft Research
May 8, 2016 Why Law Students Need the Humanities
The Chronicle of Higher Education (login required)
May 4, 2016 Updated Data on Non-English Language Interaction, Education in U.S. Available From American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Library Journal InfoDocket
May 4, 2016 Gender Pay Gap: No Place for Academic Women?
University Herald
May 3, 2016 My Son Was Accepted to a College He Can’t Afford. Now What?
May 1, 2016 Money Talks
The American Historian
Apr. 30, 2016 Higher Ed Group To Taxpayers: You're Selfish And Should Give Us Still More Of Your Paychecks
Apr. 20, 2016 Amid State Funding Cuts, Public Research Universities Find Unlikely Advocate
Apr. 19, 2016 USC president's aim in teaching a classics course is to 'light a fire' for humanities
Los Angeles Times
Apr. 18, 2016 Recent Trends in Philosophy Degrees (1987–2014)
American Philosophical Association Blog
Apr. 18, 2016 Report: Number of history PhD’s is at a record, while the number of students majoring in history is falling
History News Network
Apr. 18, 2016 American Academy of Arts & Sciences Releases Updated Humanities Degrees Indicators
Library Journal
Apr. 18, 2016 Philosophy Degrees: How Many Are Awarded, And To Whom?
The Daily Nous
Apr. 18, 2016 30 public colleges with the most out-of-state freshmen
WRAL.com (NBC News Affiliate)
Apr. 15, 2016 Public Research Universities’ Shifting Funding Models
Nonprofit Quarterly
Apr. 14, 2016 As States Cut Funding, Public Universities Rethink Budgets
The Alcalde
Apr. 13, 2016 Demagoguery has no place in tuition review
Caller Times, Corpus Christi
Apr. 13, 2016 Change From the Top
Inside Higher Ed
Apr. 13, 2016 Rebuilding the Bachelor's Degree
The Chronicle of Higher Education (login required)
Apr. 12, 2016 Research universities should ease student debt, experts suggest
The Daily Free Press
Apr. 12, 2016 UW Campuses Detail How They’re Coping with State Funding Cuts
Wisconsin Public Radio
Apr. 11, 2016 Hutchison, Fenves Decry Dwindling State Support for Higher Education
The Texas Tribune
Apr. 10, 2016 The Pillaging of America's State Universities
The Atlantic
Apr. 9, 2016 UC Berkeley researchers release report proposing strategies for public research universities
The Daily Californian
Apr. 7, 2016 The 21st-Century Public Research University
Inside Higher Ed
Apr. 7, 2016 Former chancellors of research universities warn their future is in peril
The Hechinger Report
Mar. 28, 2016 New Initiative Looks at How Public Views Science
Associations Now
Mar. 24, 2016 Initiative Aims to Change the Public Perception of Scientific Research
USC News
Mar. 15, 2016 Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named to ‘Public Face of Science’ Initiative
Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania
Mar. 14, 2016 The Shrinking Humanities Major
Inside Higher Education
Feb. 29, 2016 Intimate Musical Arts in Elegant Space
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Feb. 22, 2016 New Report Reveals Each Generation Less Likely to Visit Historic Sites Than the Last
American Association for State and Local History
Feb. 22, 2016 Fresh evidence of declining American interest in historic sites
History News Network
Feb. 22, 2016 Trump and the pride of ‘holy ignorance’
The Boston Globe
Feb. 19, 2016 The Design Choices That Continue to Shape the Internet
The Wall Street Journal (login required)
Feb. 18, 2016 Most taken college courses....a list... and a question.
Daily Kos
Feb. 10, 2016 With money tight, chancellor says UC Berkeley must 'reimagine' its future
L.A. Times
Jan. 26, 2016 Cleveland business leader Morton Mandel named winner of Scholar-Patriot Award
Crain's Cleveland Business
Jan. 12, 2016 From the Internet's founders, a warning
Jan. 12, 2016 From the Internet's founders, a warning
Jan. 8, 2016 Where will be tomorrow without research today? (login required)
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Jan. 8, 2016 States Use Higher Education Allocations to Balance Their Budgets, a New Report Finds
U.S. News University Connection