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5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online purpose

Feb. 18, 2021 2:00 pm

5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online

"When students feel an instructor truly cares about them and their success, those students are more likely to engage with the course material and the teacher," says guest columnist Meredith Aquila.
4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap purpose

Dec. 10, 2020 2:09 pm

4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap

Research psychologists who help design interventions for COVID-affected communities, guest columnists Dorothy Chin and Tamra Burns Loeb offer a four-pronged approach in mounting an effective response.
Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia purpose

Aug. 20, 2020 9:03 am

Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia

Since at least the third millennium B.C., economically, socially and politically marginalized people have questioned authority by mutilating public images of rulers, says guest columnist Sarah Kurnick.
John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle purpose

Jul. 20, 2020 2:46 pm

John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

That both men were people of the cloth is no coincidence, says guest columnist Lawrence Burnley.
Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health purpose

Jul. 15, 2020 8:27 am

Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health

"Correcting algorithmic biases and providing better information to users of technology platforms would go a long way in promoting equity," says guest columnist Anjana Susarla.
US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019 funding

Jun. 17, 2020 11:00 am

US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019

It’s too soon to tell about 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recession underway and widespread social movements for racial justice, but guest columnist Anna Pruitt looks at three long-term trends to watch.
Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope purpose

May 13, 2020 12:59 pm

Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope

"Art became the way," writes guest columnist William Doan.
Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good coworkers purpose

Apr. 29, 2020 2:50 pm

Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good coworkers

"So what do we know about how this new-found time with your dog might be affecting your productivity?" asks guest columnist Jessica Myrick.
The Conversation: What you need to know about making masks at home purpose

Apr. 16, 2020 4:35 pm

The Conversation: What you need to know about making masks at home

"There are many fabric variables to reckon with for a homemade mask. Consider building a three-layer system," say guest columnists Susan Sokolowski and Karen LaBat.
Birthed by HBCU students, SNCC offers important lessons for today’s student activists purpose

Apr. 14, 2020 11:10 am

Birthed by HBCU students, SNCC offers important lessons for today’s student activists

Guest columnist Jelani Favors discusses the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's legacy on the 60th anniversary of its founding.

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