Happy Friday! This week’s articles take a look at the student experience and highlight a new fellowship program that will being in September 2016. Enjoy and have a great weekend!
Birmingham and Illinois launch cross-Atlantic fellowship scheme (Times Higher Education)
The BRIDGE fellowship developed by the University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will admit its first cohort in September 2016. The fellowship program is designed to engage early career researcher in intercontinental collaborative postdoctoral research.
The Educational Power of Discomfort (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
A doctoral student in California reflects upon the impact of learning and growing as an undergraduate student by confronting and teaching uncomfortable material.
One University’s Response to Students’ Demands on Race: Radical Transparency (The Chronicle of Higher Education) – Subscription Required
A look at how Emory University has responded to student protests to improve the racial climate.
The PhDictionary (Inside Higher Ed)
Inside Higher Ed interviews the author of a book that decodes common terms used in academia.