New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jul 16, 2014
An upcoming book argues that meetings -- one of the most loathed aspects of academic life -- are untapped sources of creativity and insight.
Author gets inside look at IRBs, and offers perspectives on how they operate, and how researchers can improve their chances of a smooth review.
New book sheds light on higher education's complicated history with the federal government.
A new book watches students push boundaries and develop artistic visions.
Andrew S. Rosen, Kaplan's CEO, takes on the traditional view of college with his debut book, arguing that higher education needs a "reboot" to meet America's goals.
Author argues that impact on campus life is significant -- and educators should know more about it.
New book takes a tragicomic look at aging in literature and academe.
Editors discuss new book on the creation of knowledge in the social sciences.

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August 22, 2012

U. of Michigan professor caused major controversy with course called 'How to Be Gay.' A dozen years later, he has written a book on the same topic.

July 17, 2012

A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.

May 1, 2012

New book aims to put the fight for black studies departments and cultural centers in a broader historical context.

April 27, 2012

A new book explores a Florida legislative committee that targeted gay students and professors in the 1950s and '60s.

April 9, 2012

Authors of new book discuss political science, "physics envy," and why scholars need to change their view of models.

April 2, 2012

New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.

March 9, 2012

Economist's new book explains the many ways financial forces affect scientific research -- and those who hope to practice it.

February 22, 2012

Professor discusses his biography of Benjamin Mays, the Morehouse president whose influence went well beyond mentoring Martin Luther King Jr.

February 8, 2012

Author gets inside look at IRBs, and offers perspectives on how they operate, and how researchers can improve their chances of a smooth review.

February 7, 2012

New book sheds light on higher education's complicated history with the federal government.

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