SSH News: August 13, 2015

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Here is our list of the most interesting news articles on the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week. Voici notre liste des plus intéressants articles concernant les sciences humaines, sciences sociales et l’enseignement supérieur de la semaine passée.

Humanities and Social Sciences | Les sciences humaines et sociales

Why the liberal arts are vital to our prosperity
August 10, 2015 | Universities Canada

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Jobs and finances trump happiness on students' list of concerns: RBC poll
August 12, 2015 | CNW Newswire

The importance of going global
August 12, 2015 | University Affairs

Is the campus comedy circuit too politically correct?
August 11, 2015 | CBC q

Agnes Cadieux: Back to school as a mature student
August 11, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

Elections Canada pilot aims to make student voting easier
August 10, 2015 | CBC News

Universities that rely on adjunct professors pursue profit over academic integrity
August 9, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

3 Things to Know About Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Canada
August 7, 2015 | US News

World’s university ‘oligopoly’ accused of blocking OECD bid to judge learning quality
August 6, 2015 | Times Higher Education

The Coddling of the American Mind
September 2015 issue | The Atlantic

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

An indigenous guide to the 2015 federal election
August 13, 2015 | CBC News

How #BlackLivesMatter became a worldwide rallying cry
August 13, 2015 | CBC News

Getting the national story straight (Subscription required)
August 10, 2015 | The Hill Times

International students learn aboriginal perspective on Canadian history
August 12, 2015 | CBC News

U of T joins initiative announced at White House to increase diversity in engineering
August 4, 2015 | U of T Engineering

Open Access and Publishing | Le libre accès et l’édition

What to believe in the new world of open access publishing
August 10, 2015 | The Conversation

Books for book virgins and book-o-phobes
August 5, 2015 | Minding The Campus

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Bringing evidence back to Parliament
July 2015 | Policy Options


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