Why Is Steve Bannon Giving a Keynote Speech About Nationalism at an Academic Tech Conference?
Scientists have begun to revolt after Bannon's inclusion as a speaker at the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology.
Skateboarding Has Its Very Own Academic Conference Now
Pushing Boarders was a much-needed series of panel discussions on all the good—and not so good—parts of skateboarding.
Historians Are Calling Out Trump Online Whenever He Misreads the Past
Engaging with new media is no longer a dalliance for the history profession in the misinformation age.
The Scholarly Journal for Studying Photos of Mark Zuckerberg
The inaugural edition of 'The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg' was released Monday.
Brexit Will Make the UK Dumber
A government report urges protection for British universities post-Brexit.
Turkey's latest reaction to coup attempt: ban academics from traveling
In the latest move against Turkey's academics and various state institutions, the ban was reportedly enacted to keep any coup plotters involved in academia from leaving the country.
College Professors Are Using Smart Drugs to Grade Your Crappy Essays
It's not just students taking modafinil to help them power through their workload.
As Calls Grow for More Women in STEM Fields, Sexual Harassment Complaints Increase
An effort to increase diversity in science and technology is spurring a wider conversation about sexual harassment and discrimination against women in those fields.
A 'Raisin Test' Can Determine a Child's Entire Academic Future
The lowly raisin may finally be having its glorious day in the gilded sun. Intrepid researchers from the University of Warwick have discovered that by using only a raisin and a cup, they can glean how a toddler will function academically at the age of...
The Road to Nowhere Issue
After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture
Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.
Writing to Live: How To Weigh the Benefits of a No-Benefits Teaching Job
Adjunct professors who dream of writing full-time have a funny tradeoff, and with no benefits and limited prospects of becoming a full-time professor, you have to strike a balance between your dreams and financial stability.
Emphasis Added: Baltimore and the Death of Freddie Gray
In the second episode of 'Emphasis Added,' we examine how the media impacted protests and unrest around the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.