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.


March 9, 2018
The author of Metahistory, one of the most influential books in the humanities over the past four decades, died Monday. Scott McLemee takes him out of the poststructuralist pigeonhole.
March 8, 2018
Our own experiences in unfamiliar environments can help us appreciate the kinds of sustained support our students need, writes Elizabeth H. Simmons.
March 6, 2018
Amanda O. M. Jackson's view of education's inability to work as an equalizer in our society became more deeply entrenched after spending two weeks behind the wheel.
March 5, 2018
Judith Shapiro reflects on the upsides and downsides of the current vogue of looking up one's DNA to find out who one "really is."
March 2, 2018
High-profile cases of sexual harassment have dominated the media, social and otherwise. Scott McLemee comments on a new book of essays that might push the discussion forward.


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