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SSH News: December 17, 2015

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Weekly digest of the most recent news from the humanities, social sciences and higher education. Un bulletin hebdomadaire des actualités les plus récentes des sciences humaines et sociales et de l’enseignement supérieur.

Humanities and Social Sciences | Les sciences humaines et sociales

Science and math PhDs earn about $65,000 — more than double what arts majors do
December 11, 2015 | Vox

Can philosophy survive in an academy driven by impact and employability?
December 10, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Academics: forget about public engagement, stay in your ivory towers
December 10, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Focus on STEM risks sidelining social science innovation
December 3, 2015 | The Conversation

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Education in an Uncertain World
December 16, 2015 | Project Syndicate

Carleton spat with faculty damaging university's reputation, says governance expert
December 15, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

New rules make it ‘nearly impossible’ for employers to keep foreign graduates on staff
December 14, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Ontario students greet university funding model report with optimism and caution
December 11, 2015 | CNW Newswire

We need to talk about employability, not employment
December 10, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Ontario funding must address decline in undergraduate experience: report
December 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Ontario universities defend focus on research in wake of report
December 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Reconciliation means establishing, maintaining mutually respectful relationship between aboriginal and non-aboriginal peoples: TRC final report
December 15, 2015 | The Hill Times

Law schools across Canada debate how to enact TRC recommendations
December 15, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Universities falling short on sexual assault reporting: Document
December 15, 2015 | Metro News

Should We Honor Racists?
December 11, 2015 | Project Syndicate

Why Canada’s universities should mandate indigenous courses
December 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Compulsory courses on indigenous peoples won’t attract students
December 10, 2015 | Globe Editorial

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

The Canada Reads 2016 longlist
December 16, 2015 | CBC News

The Future of the Humanities: Reading
November/December 2015 | National Endowment for the Humanities

Cut 'administrative excess' not libraries, MUN grad students say
December 10, 2015 | CBC News

Dutch universities and Elsevier reach deal over open access
December 10, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Creative Commons hits 1 billion licences for free usage
December 8, 2015 | CBC News

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