New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Aug 18, 2015
How should parents prepare children for college? In a new book, a former college president takes a look at programs and resources at five different institutions to find out what students need and what parents should do during the first year of college.
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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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.

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.

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