Tag:higher education

At present few law school students will need to consider Islamic finance in their future work as lawyers, but that doesn't mean studying it isn't useful.

Here's the top news in academia this month in open access, academic publishing, higher education, and more.

Open access news took center stage this month, as academics from around the world came together to celebrate the 8th annual global Open Access Week.

The 2014 Open Access Week kickoff focused on the importance of early-career scholars pushing the OA movement forward and challenging existing perceptions of academic publishing.

Here are the newest developments and trending stories in academia that caught our attention this month.

We took a snapshot of top news in academia surrounding: academic publishing, the open access and open data movements, publication metrics and more.

Some of the top stories in academia that caught the Scholastica team's attention this month.

The Scholastica team was excited to attend the 12th bi-annual ORCID Outreach Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Article from June 6 in the New Yorker by Louis Menand (author/professor) that asks about the 'why' behind higher education—and also asks 'what are we (students) learning, if anything?'