19 min ago
The Campbell Reporter
San Jose State professors fire back at online class offer
Karin Brown, a philosophy professor at San Jose State University, on May 23, 2013.
15 hrs ago
Harvard Faculty Wants Involvement in EdX Online Venture
Harvard University professors expressed concerned that HarvardX, the school's offering on the EdX online teaching platform founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , is operating without the involvement of its faculty.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Huffington Post
Peter Dreier: Madeline Janis: An Extraordinary Activist for the "Long Haul"
At her Amherst College graduation in 1982, Madeline Janis wore an armband to protest the imprisonment of South Africa's anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela.
WW II Vet's Memorial Day Gift: His Diploma, Finally
AMHERST, Mass.-Arthur J. Ourieff's first semester at college started out like any other.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Washington Post
Correct answer: None of the above. According to Delta Cost Project , the biggest category of schools, by full-time enrollment, is actually public community colleges.
2-Year Colleges Are at Risk of 'Separate and Unequal' Future, Report Says
Community colleges "are in great danger of becoming indelibly separate and unequal institutions in the higher-education landscape," a Century Foundation task force warns in a report being released here on Thursday.
Wed May 22, 2013
The emperor's new tune?
"One simply can not judge Wagner's 'Lohengrin' after a first hearing. Pity I don't intend hearing it a second time." riting about the arts is a ticklish endeavor: you want to be fair and open minded and, at the same time, you don't want to abandon all vestige of intelligence and discrimination for fear of recrimination, in the event that one's ... (more)
The Pittsfield Gazette
Museum celebrates 'Creatures of the Night'
Bats are the featured creatures at the Berkshire Museum this winter. The museum is currently presenting a major exhibition, 'BATS: Creatures of the Night,' which continues through May 12.
Tue May 21, 2013
Photo Tour: Go inside Amherst College's Bare Mountain bunker
Gazing up at the Holyoke Range one wouldn't realize that they were looking at the location of one of the remnants of the cold war.
Mon May 20, 2013
People on the Move, May 19, 2013
John J. Viteritti, D.O., medical director, has been selected to participate as a fellow in the 2013-14 America's Health Insurance Plans Foundation Executive Leadership Program.
Sun May 19, 2013
Senior Standout Evelyn Ting, musician revels in learning, helping others
Evelyn Ting has felt the power of music, the love of learning and the satisfaction of giving to the community.
Sat May 18, 2013
Carleton Art Professors' Work Featured in 25th Anniversary...
In a new installation celebrating 25 years of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the work of Carleton College art professors David Lefkowitz and Stephen Mohring is featured in "Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf." On Thursday, May 23, The Walker Art Center will open two eight-hole courses, featuring individual holes created by various ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
MOOCs aren't the only kind of online course stirring debate on college campuses
On the heels of faculty backlashes to massive open online courses, three universities have pulled out of an online learning program with education company 2U.
The Croton Daily Voice
Croton-Harmon Board of Education Candidate: Brian Aspinwall
The 54-year-old has lived in the district for nine years and has a boy who will be entering PVC , and a girl in CET .
Thu May 16, 2013
The Power Line 100: Hadley Arkes
Hadley Arkes of Amherst College would make the top of the Power Line 100 Best Professors list if we went either by alphabetical order or any kind of semi-objective scoring system.
Wed May 15, 2013
Harvard-for-Free Meets Resistance as U.S. Professors See Threat
Professors across the U.S. are criticizing a rush to offer free online college courses, challenging a movement designed to spread knowledge and reduce higher-education costs.
Mon May 13, 2013
CSD: Handelman Qualified For Job
Huckleberries received this response from Coeur d'Alene School District spokeswoman Laura Rumpler after comments on Huckleberries questioning Matt Handelman's qualifications to serve as interim superintendent after Hazel Bauman leaves for a new job in Washington July 1: Matthew Handelman completed the Superintendent Certification Program through ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
The Huffington Post
College Sexual Assault Policies Get Mediocre Grade From Students In Survey
Few college students say their school is doing a good job addressing campus sexual assault and harassment, according to a nationwide survey by the volunteer group Students Active For Ending Rape .
Ralph J. Gould, Jr., currently director of public safety at Holyoke...
Ralph J. Gould, Jr., director of public safety at Holyoke Community College since 2006, will assume the post of chief of police for Smith, Mount Holyoke and Hampshire colleges on June 24.