Education

Study Guide Ethics

Continuing my discussions of the ethics of various educational practices, this post finds its focus in what might be the only part students like...

#DearDePauw: What’s it All About?

Explaining the social justice movement that is #DearDePauw.
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‘Like a Girl:’ A cultural context

We have all heard it before: the kid out on the baseball field shouts, “you hit like a girl.” Adults do it too. In...

“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...

Zero Tolerance, Zero Learning

In honor of this week’s Kids for Ca$h documentary screening, it might be good to revisit a school policy with the potential to land...

Kids for Ca$h Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Come out to Prindle on Tuesday, November 4 at 7 PM for a screening of the film Kids for Ca$h, a riveting, non-fiction thriller about a...

A Libertarian Argument for Public Education

A recent Gallup poll found that 70% of Americans favor using federal money to expand pre-school programs across the country. There were differences along...

Conflict Kitchen will be hosted Oct. 27-30 by Prindle, Conflict Studies...

The Conflict Studies Program, The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, and the Department of Art and Art History are thrilled to announce an upcoming...

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...

No Jubilation in For-Profit Education

Does anyone remember Occupy Wall Street? Hello? Anyone? Well just when you thought they had packed up and gone home, the movement is back and is taking...