March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


October 21, 2010
Today's young people are overly scripted and afraid of failure, traits reinforced by many parents and by the college admissions process, writes the 20-something Tim Henderson.
October 20, 2010
It's time to be honest about pay cuts and their consequences, writes Shaun Johnson.
October 19, 2010
To understand rising tuition rates, focus less on colleges and more on broad economic trends, write Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman.
October 18, 2010
Robert Schmuhl writes about how he tries to engage the public with nonpartisan analysis based on scholarship -- and manages to offend all sides.
October 15, 2010
The various players in higher ed policy -- governments, accreditors, institutions and families -- should take on roles that suit them and stop overreaching, A. Lee Fritschler and Arthur Hauptman argue.


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