What’s new this week:
In the wake of George H. W. Bush’s death, Professor Jack Schneider of UMass Lowell reflects on the former president’s legacy in laying the foundation for education reform in a piece for The Conversation.
Don’t miss expertise from Scripps College Professor Stacey Wood in this Wallet Hub roundup of the states with the best elder abuse protection.
This Live Science article on X-ray spectroscopy includes an example from Professor Lee Sharpe of Grinnell College on how the technology can be used in research.
According to a new study, dangerous bacteria lurk on public touch screens and this Healthline article features warnings about them from Oxford College of Emory University Professor Sarah Fankhauser.
In Sacred Shelter, Fordham University Professor Susan Greenfield shares 13 stories of formerly homeless people and in this episode of The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC, she is joined by two of the people she profiled.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars President and Executive Director Noel Harmon weighs in on the inaccurate representation of Asians in the film Crazy Rich Asians for The San Francisco Chronicle.
What we’ve been talking about:
This week on Inside Higher Ed’s Call to Action blog, Kristine and Erin join forces to call for respect and civility between PR professionals and the media.
On the blog, Ali discusses an important part of the op-ed writing process that can be easy to overlook but is essential for a strong piece: audience.
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