What’s new this week:

The Chronicle of Higher Educationhighlighted a piece from Grinnell College President Raynard Kington on making a home in rural Iowa in its Academe Today newsletter this week.

On The Academic Minute, Professor Angela Dassow of Carthage College explains how she monitors wolf populations in a less invasive, less traditional way—by using their individual howls. Her clip also was included as a Quick Take on Inside Higher Ed.

Carthage College Professor Jennifer Madden talks about the capstone trip that her Design and Innovation Program graduate students take to Barcelona for the September issue of the newsletter for the National Business Education Association.

Serena Williams is a hero and role model to many, including those who aren’t normally tennis fans, because of what she represents—a struggle equitable treatment of women and for African Americans as well. Oxford College at Emory University Professor Erin Tarver weighs in on identity sports and hero worship for this Washington Post piece.

In an interview with the Lisa Valentine Clark show on BYU Radio, Scripps College Professor Stacey Woods deconstructs mass marketing scams.

What we’ve been talking about:

The new FAFSA app is now available, and Kylie shares her top takeaways after testing it out.

What’s next on our calendars:

Erin will present a pre-conference session on “Communicating the Value of Higher Education” at the Association of Collaborative Leadership’s annual conference in Norfolk, Va., on October 10.

Erin will present on “Demystifying Social Media” during the October 19 meeting of the NACUBO Fellows Program in Washington, DC.

Teresa will lead an Academic Impressions webinar on “How to Write an Effective Op-Ed in Higher Education” on October 23 from 1-2 p.m. ET.

Erin will deliver a general session keynote on effective media management at the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers’ Fall Workshop in Point Clear, Ala., on October 30.

On November 7, Teresa and Erin will lead a workshop on understanding and planning for institutional crises at the 2018 American Marketing Association Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education in Orlando, Fla.

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