Director's Desk

What We’re Reading: February 11, 2016

Ai Weiwei’s Photo Reenacting a Child Refugee’s Death Should Not Exist (Hyperallergic) by Nitasha Dhillon "Why was this image created, and why is it circulating?" What happens...

What We’re Reading: February 4, 2016

Letter of Recommendation: Cracker Barrel (New York Times Magazine) by Jia Tolentino "Based on my recent investigations, it’s possible to spend an hour, as an adult...

The Prindle Post’s Greatest Hits 2015

We'll be taking a short break for the holidays, but we'll return the first week in January with more engaging ethics content. Until we...

What We’re Reading: December 17, 2015

Focus Fracas (Chronicle of Higher Education) by Frank Furedi "Serious reading, I’m told, has become a lost art. Indeed, the precarious status of people’s attention has...

What We’re Reading: December 10, 2015

29 Scholarly Societies' Statement on 'Campus Carry' (Inside Higher Ed) "Twenty-nine scholarly societies on Monday issued a joint statement opposing the Texas "campus carry" law...

What We’re Reading: November 19, 2015

When Free Speech Becomes a Political Weapon (Chronicle of Higher Education) by Kate Manne and Jason Stanley "The notion of freedom of speech tends to be...

What We’re Reading: November 12, 2015

A clash between administrators and students at Yale went viral. Why that is unfortunate for all concerned. (Washington Post) by Daniel W. Drezner "As you can...

What We’re Reading: November 5, 2015

Jeb Bush has a liberal arts degree. It didn’t stop him from belittling liberal arts majors. (Washington Post) by Valerie Strauss "Not surprisingly, liberal arts majors,...

What We’re Reading: October 29, 2015

Women’s Groups Urge Colleges and Government to Rein In Yik Yak (The Chronicle of Higher Education) by Peter Schmidt "Seventy-two women’s and civil-rights groups on Wednesday...

What We’re Reading: October 22, 2015

Self-Driving Cars Hit the Streets, Sort Of (NPR) by Aarti Shahani "Just as I'm lifting my foot from the accelerator, I feel the steering wheel take...