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Legal documents reveal multicultural fight - The Panther Online

Legal documents from a discrimination lawsuit against the university reveal a deeper view into administration opposition to multicultural centers, an opposition that has often put administrators and student groups at odds for over a decade. President Jim Doti said he believes a multicultural center at Chapman would “ghettoize” its campus, according to legal documents from …
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Dear White Folks

Dear White Folks | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
What I know is that unless you are black in America, you can't possibly understand what it's like to be black in America. You can ask questions and you can be empathetic but you can't truly understand being black in America unless you are black....
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The Price of Blackness

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In undergrad, I drove a '92 Ford Taurus that just hulked, tank-like, up and down the streets of Berkeley. The thing was conspicuous, an ocean liner. I was pulled over all the time, once or twice a week at one point. Often I'd see a squad car following me and just pull to the curb to get it over with. An officer would walk up to the car, one hand on that little button that secures the strap over his gun. He'd ask for my license and registration. Some inner voice would remind me that this was the time to point out I'd done nothing wrong; I'd ask for a badge number, I'd take a stand. But black boys are supposed to know better.
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LeBron James announces return to Cleveland Cavaliers - NBA - SI.com

LeBron James announces return to Cleveland Cavaliers - NBA - SI.com | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
LeBron James explains to SI's Lee Jenkins why he's returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers after spending four seasons with the Miami Heat.
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Controversial Jeopardy champ wins again

Controversial Jeopardy champ wins again | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
Arthur Chu's methods have won him criticism from many Jeopardy fans who say watching him play is no fun.
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Newly Tenured Professor Now Inspired To Work Harder Than Ever

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EVANSTON, IL—Shortly after learning he had been granted tenure Tuesday, Northwestern University mathematics professor Hugh Botkin told reporters that the promotion has motivated him to work harder than ever before in his chosen field.
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Re-thinking the Place of Writing in Our Lives - Tenured Radical - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Re-thinking the Place of Writing in Our Lives - Tenured Radical - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
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Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
In 1963, 16-year-old Bruce McAllister mailed a four-question survey to 150 novelists, asking if they intentionally planted symbolism in their work. Here’s what they had to say.
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Stanford University and Khan Academy use flipped classroom for medical education | Inside Higher Ed

Stanford University and Khan Academy use flipped classroom for medical education | Inside Higher Ed | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
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Flipped Classrooms--a way to make class meeting time more relevant?

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Colleges Urged to Take Advising of Underrepresented Students to Deeper Level - Higher Education

Colleges Urged to Take Advising of Underrepresented Students to Deeper Level - Higher Education | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
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Diverse Conversations: White Privilege in Higher Education - Higher Education

Diverse Conversations: White Privilege in Higher Education - Higher Education | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
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Hilarious Coloring Book For Grown-Ups Might Make You Pee Your Pants A Little

Hilarious Coloring Book For Grown-Ups Might Make You Pee Your Pants A Little | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
Most of us have, in our lifetimes, experienced the youthful bliss of a good coloring book.

Yes, there's something simultaneously thrilling, rewarding and sometimes frustrating about the pastime of connecting the dots and coloring within the lines...
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Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
I, maybe more than most people, can completely understand why broke white folks get pissed when the word "privilege" is thrown around. As a child I was constantly discriminated against because of my poverty, and those wounds still run deep....
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Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Getting Destroyed

Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Getting Destroyed | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
Faculty are increasingly hired on the Wal-Mart model as temps.
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10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm

10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
Forbes:

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at m...
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7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough | Teaching and Course-Specific Things | Scoop.it
While my self-love journey is on-going, here are a few things I try to remember when I think I'm not good enough and I'm tempted to be mean to myself.
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A Community of Higher Ed Scholars: Building a Research Program of Consequence in the Study of Higher Education (or, thinking beyond student-focused research)

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Declining by Degrees: Higher Education at Risk

In this revealing documentary, veteran correspondent John Merrow takes you behind the ivy-covered walls of our colleges and universities to see if they are d...
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Documentary on the College Experience.

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