Higher education (page 5)

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    Martin Center column offers hiring advice to UNC

    Peter Romary uses a Martin Center column to offer advice to top University of North Carolina leaders. Given the trouble the University of North Carolina system has had in thoroughly vetting job applicants and keeping top officials for their full term, I have some lessons for current officials as…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2019
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    Martin Center column urges law schools to adapt

    Kevin Lee writes for the Martin Center about the impact of “big data” and technological change on law schools. Law is experiencing a revolution. Several changes are occurring, but they are all tied to the impact of information and communications technology (ICT), which is altering the nature of law…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The newly formed N.C. State Board of Elections meets next week to discuss the investigation into absentee ballot irregularities in the disputed 9th District congressional race. Rick Henderson previews the meeting for Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops dissects North Carolina’s latest teacher turnover report. Jonah Goldberg of…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    Martin Center column focuses on academic hoaxers

    John Staddon’s latest Martin Center column asks whether the academics who perpetrated a recent high-profile hoax actually did anything wrong. One of the three “Sokal Squared” academic hoaxers, Peter Boghossian of Portland State University, has been accused of violating his university’s research policies. Boghossian is the only one of…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2019
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    Failing college students by ignoring viewpoint diversity

    Ilana Redstone Akresh argues at National Review Online that colleges hurt their students by exposing them to limited ideological viewpoints. We can trace the current level of political polarization to multiple sources, but, whatever the causes, we could arguably reduce polarization by increasing our ability to see issues…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2019
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    Federal court sees discrimination against Christian student groups

    Nicole Russell writes for the Federalist about a recent court ruling in favor of First Amendment rights on a flagship public university campus. On Wednesday, a federal court ruled that the University of Iowa had illegally targeted religious groups for requiring their leaders to follow their faith. As…
    Mitch Kokai, February 12, 2019
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    Martin Center column highlights UNC-CH arts program

    Magdalene Horzempa writes for the Martin Center about one of former UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt’s less publicized initiatives. On the surface, Arts Everywhere makes “the arts a fundamental part of the University culture and daily campus life.” But in reality, Arts Everywhere is another way for the institution…
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on nontraditional colleges and learning methods. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights the link between economic growth and workers’ pay.
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2019