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August 23, 2019
Peter Martin's The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language shows Noah Webster as the sort of ideologue who's convinced he has a historical mission and carries himself accordingly, writes Scott McLemee.
August 22, 2019
Competition among the viewpoints of various observers, writes John Thelin, ultimately centers on a crucial question: Should academic searches be closed or open?
August 21, 2019
Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

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August 25, 2019
I see it everywhere I go.
August 25, 2019
With a theory about why academics so anxious about the future of technology and jobs?

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March 23, 2005
Carrie Kisker reflects on the myths and realities that led her to doctoral study.
March 22, 2005
Scott McLemee utters dire warnings about the cultural impact of media, while fast forwarding through commercials....
March 21, 2005
Neil J. Salkind, a professor and a book agent, offers advice on how to get a publisher interested.
March 21, 2005
Newspapers across the country paid significant significant attention last week to the publication of "Educating School Leaders," a report by Arthur Levine, president of Columbia University’s Teachers College. We at the Renaissance Group, a consortium of 36 universities that prepare 1 of every 10 new teachers for the nation’s classrooms and a significant number of principals and school system administrators, take very seriously the business of preparing school personnel.
March 18, 2005
Terry Caesar asks what professors think about those who clean their offices -- and why they prefer not to think about the topic.

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