Higher Education

“My Beautiful Failure” and Competition in Higher Education

Continued education, especially college, has long been seen as a positive and transformative experience, changing those who enroll and readying them for the world...

Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor On Campus — What Could This Mean...

Recently, Dartmouth's president, Philip J. Hanlon, banned hard alcohol across the entire campus and implemented  mandatory four year sexual violence prevention and education programs. By...

Education and a Free Society: Part Two

Contributing Scholar Pamela J. Hobart on a libertarian form of education.
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Emma Sulkowicz Protests Sexual Assault with Performance Art

By taking on a voice of its own, performance art often eclipses the common perception of art as simply inert. Emma Sulkowicz, a senior...

Literary Hazing “Ain’t” Ethical

That’s right. This post has the word “ain’t” in its title. So what? In a recent interview, Harvard University Professor of Psychology and celebrated writer, Stephen...

Prindle and DePauw Philosophy Department to host Young Philosophers Lecture Series

On Thursday-Friday, February 26-27, the Prindle Institute and the DePauw Philosophy department will host Young Philosophers Lecture Series. The series was started by Andrew Cullison, Director...

Should Professors Ban Student Emails?

A few weeks ago Spring-Serenity Duvall, an assistant professor of communications at Salem College, banned student emails. It began with a syllabus policy identifying...

“Insert Trigger Warning Here” Ethics

While 2013 was declared the "Year of the Trigger Warning," it is important to revisit the idea of adding trigger warnings to course syllabi...
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Director Interview with D3TV

Thanks to the D3TV crew for having me on their news show last night, and thanks for posting the clip of my interview. Here's...

What Millennials Consume on Facebook

This post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published in The Indy Star on April 3, 2015. The good news is that nearly 90 percent of...