Illegal aliens in academic libraries, first secular chair, research guide to Lemonade, international students, unemployed law graduates, and more: Required Readings, 05.29.16
A move by the House of Representatives will require the Library of Congress to retain the term “illegal alien” for cataloging and search purposes, reversing the library’s plan to replace the term with less prejudicial identifiers, such as “noncitizens” or “unauthorized immigration.” How does this relate to education? Most college and university libraries in the country use the Library of Congress classification system to catalog and organize their materials.
Near the top of big news last week was the announcement that the University of Miami is establishing the nation’s first academic chair “for the study of atheism, humanism, and secular ethics,” funded by a donation from philanthropist Louis J. Appignani,
Information and pop culture collide in the Maryland Institute College of Art’s guide to the literary, film, and history references Beyoncé makes in her visual album ‘Lemonade.’
The Portland, Oregon, schools will be jettisoning any curricular materials that deny climate change as a scientific fact.
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