Tag: Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Washington State University gets all the fun

    This seems like a fun thing: An anonymous hacker wearing a Guy Fawkes mask took over classroom projection screens at Washington State University last Friday, the fifth of November, to broadcast a prerecorded message adapted from V For Vendetta, in a prank that evidently alarmed administrators and amused students. The nearly four minute video, which […]

  • The failure of academia

    Really interesting article in the Chronicle of Higher Education today: Larry Summers and the Subversion of Economics. There’s a lot to unpack (read the whole thing), but one strong point the article makes is this: Over the past 30 years, the economics profession—in economics departments, and in business, public policy, and law schools—has become so […]