New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Mar 11, 2015
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.
A new book explores a Florida legislative committee that targeted gay students and professors in the 1950s and '60s.
Authors of new book discuss political science, "physics envy," and why scholars need to change their view of models.
New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.
Economist's new book explains the many ways financial forces affect scientific research -- and those who hope to practice it.
Professor discusses his biography of Benjamin Mays, the Morehouse president whose influence went well beyond mentoring Martin Luther King Jr.
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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January 10, 2013

Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.

January 8, 2013

Philosopher discusses new book on why favoritism is better than fairness.

December 4, 2012

New research suggests that campus environment greatly impacts conservative students' political styles, and that they can thrive on predominantly liberal campuses.

November 2, 2012

Editors discuss new book on diversity work within higher education.

October 9, 2012

Authors discuss new book about how women in academe balance their work and family responsibilities.

 

September 27, 2012

Amid recent scandals, authors discuss new book on "why students do it and what educators can do about it."

September 4, 2012

Steve Weinberg, a critic of big-time college football and longtime friend of Graham Spanier, considers two new books on the Sandusky scandal.

August 23, 2012

Recent graduate's book takes on what he sees as hedonistic and irresponsible culture on campus.

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.

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