Author: Ogungbadega Martins

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Universities Discourage Women Seeking Tenure

New Harvard Study Finds Universities Need Instruction on Making Workplace Equitable When it comes to the academic workplace at major research universities, women are far more dissatisfied than men and far less likely to become full professors, according to a new study released today from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The report from the Study […]

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Harvard College Adds Education Secondary Study

For the past few years, undergraduates at Harvard have been hungry for ways to be involved with the field of education, either as a future career or as part of their belief in public service. Unfortunately, except for a couple of individual courses offered at the college, which are difficult to get into because they […]

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Harvard EdCast: Responding to Student Protests regarding Campus

University of Missouri Associate Professor Ben Trachtenberg on why the 2015 Mizzou protests escalated to such dramatic levels and what other universities can learn from the school’s experience. Most college campuses experience protests at one point or another, says University of Missouri Associate Professor Ben Trachtenberg, and protests around issues of race are not uncommon. But […]

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Harvard EdCast: Evaluating Fairness in College Admissions

Natasha Warikoo on the discrimination lawsuit against Harvard and whether the college admissions process can truly ever be fair. Like many, Associate Professor Natasha Warikoo, who studies issues of race, college admissions, and elite universities, is keeping a close watch on the lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian-American applicants. The case not only taps […]

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Harvard : A Promise for Education

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has zeroed in on education as a core priority. In an EdCast, we ask her why education is so central to her vision for Oakland — and about her ambitious program to get more city kids to college. When Libby Schaaf was elected mayor of Oakland four years ago, she was […]

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Harvard : From Prison to Ph.D.

Stanley Andrisse, director of From Prison Cell to Ph.D., discusses the school-to-prison pipeline and how higher education can transform the lives of formerly incarcerated people.In his early 20s, Dr. Stanley Andrisse was dubbed a “career criminal” with “no hope for change.” With three felony convictions and facing up to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking, Andrisse […]

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The Future of College

Exploring the experiences of students, faculty, and staff, Howard Gardner and his Project Zero team seek to illuminate the road ahead for higher education. Professor Howard Gardner is exploring what it means to provide quality higher education today by closely examining the experiences of its stakeholders. While the state of higher education has been in flux for […]

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Harvard EdCast: How Colleges Fail Disadvantaged Students

Assistant Professor Tony Jack concerning the consequences of conflating admission and amassed  and the barriers that low-allowance students approach considering they profit to universityAnthony JackHarvard sociologist Tony Jack knows what it’s furthermore to be a poor student at an elite speculative in America  and getting in is on your own the arrival of the fight. […]

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Scholarships Balance Equity and Efficacy

Across the world, a central dilemma for educators and education policymakers is how to ensure that students actually go to, and stay, in school.A decade ago, a team of researchers, co-led by Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Felipe Barrera-Osorio, set out to discover whether scholarships could help third- and fourth-grade students in rural, impoverished areas […]

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