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No DeVos at Republican Convention

A long list of speakers will appear at the Republican National Convention this week, but Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won't be among them.


Scott McLemee reviews Bernard-Henri Lévy's The Virus in the Age of Madness.

Something's Got to Give

Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.

Tenure Awarded at… College of Southern Maryland, Wheaton (Ill.)

College of Southern Maryland Bishnu Ghimire, English, communication and languages Lisa Gonzalez, nursing Joshua Grosek, mathematics Sarah Hand, mathematics Rachel...

It’s Compassion, Not Capitulation, to Ask Less of Students Amid Disruption

As was true last spring, the college learning environment this fall is likely to challenge students. Professors should be flexible and empathetic, William Ellis writes.

How to Overcome Classroom Zoom Fatigue

Elizabeth Stone shares the strategies she used to transform her recent Zoom class into one of the most gratifying teaching experiences she'd ever had.

‘Higher Expectations’

Can colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Derek Bok offers an answer.

Shutdown, Repeat

They came. They saw. They clustered. Now, a week after starting classes at UNC Chapel Hill, undergraduates are being sent home as coronavirus spreads on campus.