Prone to Mistakes? So Was Plato

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Michael Amity notes that even one of our greatest thinkers blundered.

The Box-Ticking Future of a University Education

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A rift is growing in US higher education between those who advocate measuring student “competencies”, versus those who think this approach is the death knell of academia as we know it.

Non-Believer and Chief: Will America Ever Have an Atheist President?

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Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?

10 Things Young Fathers Should Say to Themselves and why it Matters

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Andre Dandridge, Founder of NewYoungFathers.com, gives advice to young men with new families.

It’s “Just” Alcohol

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Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants to help others so that something good will come out of that.

The Conversation I Can’t Wait to Have With My Kids One Day

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Christian Clifton doesn’t have kids yet, but he already knows he wants to be involved in teaching them to love learning

Bravery in the Ivy League

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Kyle Ashlee discusses the reality of discrimination at Dartmouth College and the importance of student activism in creating change at a school that is often thought to be perfect.

Fighting Spirit: When Tables Turn On the Bully

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This is the world we’re giving you, kids. A world in which one or more people will video what’s happening instead of helping.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Men: The Top 10 Issues of Men in 2014

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Men’s roles are changing almost faster than we can keep up with the change. Here are ten reasons that make the conversation about men so incredibly important.

Education First in Somalia!

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Education sprouts stability in Somalia. Class is back in session and gaining popularity.

Hard Evidence: Why Aren’t There More Black British Students at Elite Universities?

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Young people from black British backgrounds are more likely to go to university than their white British peers, but they are much less likely to attend the UK’s most selective universities.

On the Pittsburgh Stabbing: “Boys are always stabbing and shooting up schools.”

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Another massive act of violence has been perpetrated against our nation’s students. Why aren’t we mentioning education in our talks about prevention?

Hard Evidence: Can Dropping Out of University be Positive?

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Studies conducted in the UK do not find any differences between university dropouts and non-dropouts in terms of their employment chances and likelihood to be working in a managerial position.

Engaging Men in Gender Justice: My Women’s Studies Experience

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How do we support and empower women while also reaching out to and engaging men?

Have We Lost the Human in the Humanities?

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The study of humanities ignores living people. Mikhail Epstein calls out for a new humanities that seeks to transform the human condition.

Black student gets into every Ivy League school, Reddit gets racist

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Student’s admittance into elite US universities sparks online conversation about race and affirmative action.