Happy Friday! The week’s articles focus on a bit of fun trivia, higher education reform, and the awarding of grant money. Enjoy and have a great weekend!
Tim Duncan’s Other Career as an Academic Psychologist
(The Wall Street Journal)
A look at Tim Duncan’s brief career as a social psychologist.
When College Students Need Food Pantries More Than Textbooks
Based on a report from NASPA: Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education, colleges and universities have developed emergency aid programs in an effort to increase graduation rates.
Why Don’t Young Scientists Get More Grants? Often They Don’t Apply
(The Chronicle of Higher Education)
A report released this week examines who receives NIH grants based on age.
Kline: Higher Ed Reforms Will Open More Doors to Opportunity
(Education and the Workforce Committee)
This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed a number of bills geared toward strengthening higher education.