Marilee Turscak

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September 30, 2014

Re-Cap of Ivory Tower Film Event

Marilee Turscak

The National Association of Scholars hosted a screening of Ivory Tower in New York City.

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August 8, 2014

Sustainability Triumphalism

Marilee Turscak

As new reports express skepticism about anthropogenic global warming, sustainability activists proclaim their cause more boldly than ever.

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May 2, 2014

Food Justice Programs Popping Up Like Mushrooms

Marilee Turscak

Over the past two decades, food-related courses and food justice programs have become a hot trend in academia.

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April 23, 2014

Dartmouth’s Freedom Budget: Peaceful Protest, or Intolerant Tolerance?

Marilee Turscak

Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon hopes to tame the tempers of Freedom Budget activists, but it remains to be seen whether he can truly transform the college.

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March 26, 2014

Mike Adams and the Seven Years' War

Marilee Turscak

After a seven-year legal battle between Mike Adams and UNCW, the federal jury has ruled in Mike Adams' favor in what it concluded was a clear case of discrimination.

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March 5, 2014

Columbia Teachers College Study is Broad and Subjective

Marilee Turscak

The Columbia Teachers College's new study, College Educational Quality, aims to assess academic quality in higher education. The research methods, however, merit much questioning.

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February 27, 2014

Ars Gratia Artis?

Marilee Turscak

Despite the fact that many art donors forbid the sale of their art, some university officials believe that flailing institutions can only stay afloat if they sell their collections.

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February 26, 2014

Educators vs. Employers

Marilee Turscak

A new Gallup survey shows a wide gap between the perspectives of business leaders and higher-education leaders on how prepared today's college graduates are for the work force.

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February 19, 2014

The Unexamined Life of Academic Kindness

Marilee Turscak

A new Tumblr blog called Academic Kindness seeks to highlight instances of generosity, goodwill, and compassion in academia.

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February 18, 2014

“Kickstart” Your Academic Career: Crowdfunding to Pay for College

Marilee Turscak

Crowdfunding websites allow students to earn support through the Internet to cover tuition costs.

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