Jamie Brownlee says corporations and public universities can never be brought into balance.
This week’s good news/bad news: STEM v. Humanities, episode 2,420; student protests breaking out in India; exposing the colleges that are being bailed out, because they are too-big-to-fail; new ways to make your professors better teachers; and, finally, hug a corporation week.
Good News/Bad News
Cohen, Patricia. “A Rising Call to Promote STEM Education and Cut Liberal Arts Funding.”The New York Times 21 Feb. 2016. NYTimes.com.
Sankalp Phartiyal and Rupam Jain, Reuters et al. “India’s Biggest Student Protests in 25 Years Are Spreading to Campuses across the Country.”Business Insider.
Nasiripour, Shahien. “Too-Big-To-Fail Haunts Education Department.”The Huffington Post. 17 Feb. 2016.
Ruff, Corinne. “New Credential Aims to Make Professors Into Better Teachers.”The Chronicle of Higher Education 16 Feb. 2016. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Web. 16 Feb. 2016.
Gamage, Michelle. “Coca-Cola on Campus during Anti-Consumerism Week.”The Concordian. 17 Feb. 2016.
Research of the Week
Turner, Corey. “Why Science Teachers Are Struggling With Climate Change.” NPR.org. 19 Feb. 2016.
Brownlee, Jamie. Academia Inc.: How Corporatization Is Transforming Canadian Universities. Halifax: Fernwood Books Ltd, 2015.