Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Woman Behind the World’s Oldest Library, and the Woman Who Led the Effort to Restore It

The world’s oldest library has been reopened, and this video explores the connection between its founder and the architect who restored it. The post The Woman Behind the World’s Oldest Library, and the Woman Who Led the Effort to Restore It appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen .

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Is This Still a Thing? Looking Back at Unroll.me

ProfHacker has been writing posts for a long time now, and in addition to all the evergreen posts about writing and syllabus design and so forth, we’ve also covered a lot of tech. I’ve been kicking around the idea of an occasional series called “Is This Still a Thing?,” in which I look back at an app, service, or gadget we’ve reviewed, and briefly update readers on its status.

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Small College Conversations and the Big Purdue / Kaplan Online Learning News

Blog: Technology and Learning Are you chatting with your campus colleagues about the big Purdue / Kaplan news? (See Purdue’s Bold Move ). My guess is that reactions from folks who work at smaller schools will fall into 1 of 3 categories : Category 1 : Interesting – but probably not that big a deal for us.

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Harvard ‘pausing’ investments in some fossil fuels

University stops short of fully divesting its $36bn endowment from coal, oil and gas but green groups welcome the breakthrough after a five-year campaign Harvard University is “pausing” investments in some fossil fuel interests following a five-year campaign by some students and environment groups to pressure the university to divest itself from coal, oil and gas.

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