Butler Library at the Morningside Campus

Do You Suffer from Library Anxiety?

What is library anxiety? Librarians and experts discuss how technology is changing students' attitudes toward libraries and librarians.
Richard Rummell's iconic landscape watercolor view of Harvard University, 1906.

How Harvard Became Harvard

Older than the nation, Harvard has always been elite, but it was only in the 19th Century that it became the school of the Boston ruling class.
Multilingual conversation.

Is Bilingual Education Returning?

The U.S. Department of Education now recognizes biliteracy as a mark of educational excellence, which may mean that bilingual education is coming back.
Children playing in the schoolyard during recess.

Recess Matters

As schools cut recess from the curriculum, more and more research suggests that it's a vital part of a child's day.
Graduates during commencement.

Does More Education Mean Higher Pay?

High school graduation rates sky-rocketed in the 1930s, but as more educated people flooded the job market, pay and opportunities plateaued. 
Sex Ed

The Battle Over Sex Ed in Anaheim in the 1960s

The fear of communism seemed inextricably tied to protests over Anaheim's sex ed program in the 1960s. 

How Schools Can Better Protect Athletes Suffering From Concussions

An estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur in the U.S. annually. Here are some tips schools can use to minimize its impact on students. 
Illustration of a homeless man.

Can Academics Help the Homeless?

Anthropologists have been studying the habits of the homeless to better understand and improve their condition and needs. 
College student at the library.

Universities Are Now Using Recruitment Videos to Attract Prospective Students

In this digital age, how do institutions of higher education engage prospects and get their messages out?
Students taking their SATs

Are We Witnessing the Death of the SAT?

Initially meant to test IQ, the SAT slowly proved to be an inefficient predictor of student success at the college-level.