SSH News: August 6, 2015

Thursday, August 6, 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

STEM Or Liberal Arts? A Trick Question For College Students
August 5, 2015 | Forbes

Don’t make me feel ashamed of my career aspirations
An alt-ac career is not the traditional route for a PhD, but it’s not shameful.
August 4, 2015 | University Affairs

How arts education can help create better doctors
August 2, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Four Steps to Choosing a College Major
July 31, 2015 | New York Times

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

National Post View: Helping students, without burdening everyone else
August 6, 2015 | National Post

A New Mission for Ontario’s Universities
August 5, 2015 | Academica Forum

The Boomers are coming
August 5, 2015 | University Affairs

The Age of the Robot Worker Will Be Worse for Men
August 4, 2015 | The Atlantic

Harvey P. Weingarten – Quality: The final frontier
August 4, 2015 | HEQCO

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Gender Bias Plagues Academia, Especially in STEM
August 6, 2015 | New Republic

Ending All-Male Panels
August 5, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Mount Royal University launches ‘indigenization’ plan in light of growing aboriginal enrolment
August 5, 2015 | Metro News

Student Loan Debt Is Leaving Women Broke and Vulnerable
August 4, 2015 | Vice

Op-ed: Indigenizing the U of S is an undesirable goal
August 4, 2015 | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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

Here Be Dragons: The Perils of Predatory Publishing
August 4, 2015 | Social Science Space

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Pursuing a multidimensional path to research assessment – Elsevier’s approach to metrics
August 4, 2015 | Impact of Social Science blog, LSE

If We don’t Know What Citations Mean, What Does it Mean when We Count Them?
August 4, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Dépenses en recherche dans les universités: le Québec évite la baisse
30 juillet 2015 | La Presse


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