SSH News: August 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 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

Philip Pullman attacks 'barbarian' downgrading of UK arts education
August 20, 2015 | The Guardian

Freelance Academics as Public Intellectuals
August 14, 2015 | The Chronicle Vitae

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Universities need a new model of governance
August 19, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

University was never meant to be for everybody. Young people have been sold a lie
August 19, 2015 | The Telegraph (UK)

L'ASSÉ se prépare pour un automne chaud
le 19 août 2015 | Le Soleil

Scrutiny of UBC’s reputation intensifies as board chair faces calls to resign
August 19, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Academic values ‘at risk’ in internationalisation, says report
August 18, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Undergrads are getting their hands dirty—and it’s good for the economy
August 17, 2015 | The Hill Times (re-posted on Universities Canada website)

Fewer Good Jobs for College Grads? Not So, Says New Study
August 17, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students federation says N.L. grant plan should be adopted nationally
August 17, 2015 | CBC News

Cuts to MD/PhD funding greeted with 'horror' by medical scientists
August 13, 2015 | CBC News

For many students, summer isn’t a vacation, it’s a career opportunity
August 13, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Nunavut U: Why Canada needs an Arctic university
September 2015 issue | The Walrus

If These Walls Could Talk: The physical traces of residential schools
September 2015 issue | The Walrus

Beechwood ceremony to honour medical officer's tenacity
August 14, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

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

Concerns dwindle over quality of open access journals
August 18, 2015 | Times Higher Education

The Rise of Phone Reading
August 12, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal


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