BIG 10 Academic Alliance

BIG 10 Academic Alliance

CPR Director Thomas Nelson Laird will be presenting on critical leadership challenges facing universities at the 2018 Big 10 Academic Alliance’s Academic Leadership Program at the University of Minnesota on Friday, October 12th, at 10:45a.m.

The Benefits of Living On Campus

The Benefits of Living On Campus

Polly Graham, Sarah Hurtado, Bob Gonyea – Living in residence halls has a positive impact on some aspects of engagement – namely, collaborative learning, interactional diversity, and student-faculty interaction – especially when compared with students who live farther than walking distance to campus. However, living on campus did not always show benefits where effects might be expected. Our article entitled The Benefits of Living On […]

AERA Faculty Diversity Inclusivity – an Update

AERA Faculty Diversity Inclusivity – an Update

Bridget Yuhas & Sarah Hurtado–The benefits of including diversity in the curriculum have been noted by researchers for quite some time, such as increased critical thinking and decreased racial prejudice. However, if we focus only on designated “diversity” courses in general education curriculum, we likely miss out on other ways to offer students these learning opportunities. Tom Nelson Laird set out to better understand the […]