What’s new this week:

Scripps College Professor Roberto Pedace examines the reasons for the lack of female and minority lead characters in film and discusses how international box office revenue affects diversity in Hollywood for the Academic Minute, and Inside Higher Ed also shared it in a Quick Take.

Even with digital resources, college textbooks are expensive and students are still spending a lot of money on them. WGBH’s On Campus reports on a possible solution with the “Netflix for Textbooks.”

This week on Inside Higher Ed’s Call to Action blog, Tim Jones of Beloit College explains how social listening can reveal deep insights and shape strategy.

What we’ve been talking about:

Kylie shares the Super Bowl commercials she thinks will be most effective, as well as some that won’t work.

What’s next on our calendars:

On Feb. 9, Erin will present “Finding—and Using—Your Voice: A Communications Toolkit for Advocates,” part of Mount Holyoke College’s Advocacy in the Public Domain event series.

Erin will provide media training for participants in NACUBO’s Mentoring Program on Feb. 16 in Washington, DC.

Teresa will be at the National Conference on Trusteeship for the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges in San Francisco. She will run the Crisis Management: What is the Role of the Board? Workshop on April 22, as well as facilitate the master class Fake News, Social Media, and Your Institution’s Reputation on April 23.

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