This week’s good news/bad news: Turkey, an Academia.edu Twitterstorm, BC post-secondary funding, a chocolate milk scandal, and the goat that got away. In the research paper of the week, we look at an article that might offer an explanation for why Gordon is so arrogant. Plus, Sam interviews Audrey Watters, watchdog covering Silicon Valley’s machinations for higher ed.  Continue reading

This weeks headlines: craziness (again) at UBC, a project that identifies the most-taught books, a professor who might kinda be into ISIS, and a new president at Brock. Plus, a new segment: research of the week. Our feature interview is with Susan Dynarski, an educational economist who answers the question ‘is college really worth it?’ Continue reading