On March 1, Meagan Wilson, Mike Fried, and Julia Karon will present at the 2021 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison. Their session will focus on the development of a research infrastructure for higher education in prison by articulating the need for this research infrastructure, providing an overview of existing efforts in this area, identifying the informational gaps a research infrastructure might help fill, and providing strategies for building such an infrastructure. For more information, please visit this…
March 1, 2021
February 24, 2021 to February 25, 2021
On February 24, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger will discuss with other panelists the new model of Controlled Digital Lending at NISO Plus 2021, a global event which will bring together the information community and facilitate conversations between librarians, publishers, vendor organizations, and more. To register for panel, please visit this website. On February 25, 2021, Oya will also present on how digital preservation systems are developed, deployed, and sustained and will share initial…
February 24, 2021
On February 24, Kurtis Tanaka will be moderating a session with Open Campus and Ascendium Education Group on the future of technology in postsecondary education in prison. For more information, please follow this link.
February 24, 2021
Martin Kurzweil speaks during Strada Public Viewpoint research webinar
Join Martin Kurzweil and the Strada Center for Education Consumer Insights at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 24 for a Public Viewpoint webinar on “How To Help Americans Get Back to Work.” The webinar will discuss recent findings and implications for skills-based hiring, upskilling, and employer-provided education. For more information, please follow this link.
February 23, 2021
Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld to present on ACRL Choice webcast
On February 23, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld will share findings on how libraries can better align research support services in collaboration with their senior research officer’s evolving strategic directions. In this ACRL Choice webcast, Rieger and Schonfeld will discuss how the SRO role has evolved, current trends, and the opportunities for libraries to further support SROs based on their report, The Senior Research Officer (SRO): Experience, Role, Organizational Structure, Strategic Directions, and Challenges.
February 18, 2021
On February 18th, 2021, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will discuss with fellow panelists what we knew about student needs going into the pandemic, what we learned from novel data collection during the pandemic, and how institutions are using these data to shape practices going forward. Panelists will share key research findings, especially those related to sustained and deepened equity gaps during the pandemic, and new strategies for gathering student perspectives. For more information on this session, please visit this link. …
February 17, 2021
On Wednesday, February 17, Danielle Cooper is presenting on “Data Communities: Data Sharing from the Ground Up,” at the Open Science Conference. For more information and to register, please visit the conference website. Abstract This talk proposes a new mechanism for conceptualizing and supporting STEM research data sharing. Successful data sharing happens within data communities, formal or informal groups of scholars who share a certain type of…
February 3, 2021
Throughout 2021, The Next Wave, ITHAKA’s convening of partners from the academic, scholarly communications, and museum communities, will center on the subject of equity. The event series kicks off on February 3, 2021 with Democratizing Access to Education, a webinar featuring a conversation between Ithaka S+R Managing Director Catharine Bond Hill and Shai Reshef, president of the University of the People, the first non-profit, American-accredited, tuition-free online university Register now to attend this free webinar.
July 6, 2020 to July 8, 2020
An Inside Higher Ed Event
Catharine Bond Hill is speaking at Inside Higher Ed’s Transforming Teaching and Learning event in Minneapolis from July 6-8. To learn more and to register, please see the conference website. About the event Higher education is easily–and unfairly–caricatured as having changed little for 200 years. Experimentation is abundant in college and university classrooms, physical and otherwise. But as pressure builds to ensure that more people develop the education and skills that employers (and society) need, colleges and their…
June 24, 2020
Christine Wolff-Eisenberg Speaks at New America Event
On Wednesday, June 24, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg is speaking on “Higher Education Polling During the COVID-19 Crisis” as part of New America’s Varying Degrees online event. Christine will be joined on the panel discussion by Eric Hoover (The Chronicle of Higher Education), Rachel Fishman (New America), and David Strauss (Art and Science Group). For more information and to register, please visit the event website.
April 23, 2020
Roger Schonfeld at the CRL Annual Meeting
On Thursday, April 23, at 11:15 am, Roger Schonfeld will deliver a talk on “Restructuring Library Consortia” at the CRL Annual Members Meeting in Chicago. For more information, please see the CRL website. About the meeting What risks and opportunities do library consortia face, and what is the future of collective enterprises for global information services? Today’s Center for Research Libraries represents a partnership among over 200 voting member institutions across the United States and Canada, an enduring model…
April 21, 2020 to April 22, 2020
On April 21-22, Roger Schonfeld is presenting twice at the 2020 North American ICOLC Meeting in Columbia, South Carolina. On Tuesday, April 21, at 2:00 pm, Roger and Gwen Evans (OhioLINK) will speak on “It’s Not What Libraries Hold; It’s Who Libraries Serve Seeking a User-Centered Future for Academic Libraries.” On Wednesday, April 22, at 10:30 am, Roger is presenting on “Market Consolidation in Information Industry. ” More information is available on the ICOLC event site.
April 21, 2020
James Dean Ward at the AERA Annual Conference
The AERA is moving to a virtual conference. When we have details we will update this event. On Tuesday, April 21, James Dean Ward will be presenting on “Examining the Effects of Performance-Based Funding on Efficiency of Degree Production” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference in San Francisco. His talk is part of a session on “The Carrots, Sticks, and Unintended Consequences of State Higher Education Policy,” taking place at 12:25. The session is being held in…
March 27, 2020
Rayane Alamuddin and Martin Kurzweil at Institute for College Access & Success Convening
This event has been cancelled. On Friday, March 27, Rayane Alamuddin and Martin Kurzweil are taking part in the Comprehensive Advising for Student Success Convening hosted by the Institute for College Access & Success in Washington, DC. About the convening An increasing number of comprehensive student support strategies have demonstrated success in producing substantially higher rates of student progress and graduation. Join us in Washington, D.C. for an interactive day of discussion between researchers, practitioners, and policy professionals focused on…
March 25, 2020
Danielle Cooper Speaks at Virtual NISO Conference
On Wednesday, March 25, Danielle Cooper is presenting at NISO’s virtual conference on Researcher Behaviors and the Impact of Technology. Her talk, “Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication: Accessible, Ubiquitous Technologies & Their Affordances for Research,” is from 12:15-12:45. For more information on the conference, please see NISO’s website. About the presentation When we think of what technologies have the potential to drive research forward our minds often alight to exciting new developments that…
March 19, 2020
Roger Schonfeld Moderates Panel of Deans of Research
This event has been postponed. We will update the event when we have additional information. On Thursday, March 19, at 2:15 pm, Roger Schonfeld is moderating a panel of deans of research at the National Academy of Sciences Journal Summit in Washington DC. The panel includes John Bixby (University of Miami), Susan Martinis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Padma Raghavan (Vanderbilt University), and Keith Yamamoto (University of California San Francisco). The working agenda for the summit is available here.
March 12, 2020
Kurtis Tanaka at the 2020 RDAP Summit
On Thursday, March 12, Kurtis Tanaka is presenting on “The Data Disconnect: How Changing Industry Data Sharing Policies Impact Business Research and Pedagogy” at the Research Data Access & Preservation Association’s 2020 Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For more information and to register, please see the conference website. About the presentation Business represents the most popular undergraduate major in the United States and is a field that heavily relies on data for both research and instruction. This reliance…
March 12, 2020
Danielle Cooper and Meagan Wilson at SXSW EDU
This event has been cancelled. On Thursday, March 12, from 2:00-3:00 pm, Danielle Cooper and Meagan Wilson will be discussing “Unbarring Access to Higher Education in Prison” as part of a panel at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. They will be joined on the panel by Terrell Blount (Laughing Gull Foundation) and Jody Lewen (Prison University Project). For more information about the conference, please see the SXSW EDU website. About the panel Access to higher education in prison has…
March 6, 2020
Kevin Guthrie and Catharine Bond Hill moderate this one-hour webinar on Duke Kunshan's Coronavirus Response
One month ago Duke Kunshan University made the decision to transition its courses online in response to the coronavirus outbreak in China. Online courses began just three weeks later. Teams in Kunshan and Durham worked together to quickly respond with technology and support for faculty and students. Now that other institutions worldwide are facing the prospect of campus closures and online transitions, Duke Kunshan and Duke are hosting this webinar and workshop to share some early reflections on lessons learned…
March 3, 2020
Melissa Blankstein at the Educause ELI Annual Meeting
On Tuesday, March 3, Melissa Blankstein is presenting a poster on “Shaping Up Services: Developing Prototypes for Student Success,” at the Educause ELI Annual Meeting in Bellevue, Washington. For more information and to register, please visit the conference website. About the poster What methodologies can higher education institutions employ to develop new services that promote student success? This poster will share a data-driven approach recently implemented across a cohort of colleges: concept testing. Through concept testing, service providers can…