University of Southern Maine student Nathan Henry, a young white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and backward baseball cap, receives a nasal swab from a health-care worker wearing blue protective gear during COVID-19 testing.
Jan 06, 2023
Bachelor’s programs in public health have surpassed master’s degrees in popularity. What does that mean for a field that desperately needs more workers?


May 26, 2022
In light of survey results showing disconnects in general education, colleges can take steps to create more intentional, intelligible programs, Jennifer Hart writes.
May 4, 2022
Trygve Throntveit and Peter Levine discuss a new, adaptable model for undergraduate civic education.
April 7, 2022
The NAACP and other civil rights groups have joined forces to target Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin’s ban on teaching inclusive history.
March 30, 2022
Stanford’s first-year program revives the concept of a shared curriculum without reigniting battles over Western civ and literary canons, Dan Edelstein writes in a response to Mark Bauerlein.
March 30, 2022
The humanities are thriving at science and technology–oriented universities, Richard Utz writes in a response to Mark Bauerlein.
March 21, 2022
The curricular retreat away from canonical works and grand narratives has helped dampen student interest in the humanities, Mark Bauerlein writes.
March 1, 2022
It was no easy task to win approval for a brand-new Department of Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago, Leora Auslander and Adom Getachew write.
February 24, 2022
Colleges must mobilize now against legislation to censor curricula and ideas, Jonathan Friedman writes.
February 24, 2022
Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin looks to the past to better understand the alarming present-day rise in attacks on what can and can’t be taught.
February 21, 2022
When faced with reorganization and possible program elimination, faculty can respond with a plan to make their programs more viable, Michael J. Cripps writes.


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