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.


February 4, 2010
Professors may get much better feedback by waiting a while -- and then asking students to reflect on what stayed with them, writes Tom Deans.
February 3, 2010
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, died last week. Scott McLemee salutes a voice of dissent.
February 3, 2010
Unlike many other, less famous writers, Howard Zinn treated a young editorial assistant like a person. Rachel Toor remembers him fondly.
February 2, 2010
An alumnus with a grudge wreaks havoc by requiring a college to tenure its food service workers. Lee Williams surveys the carnage.
February 1, 2010
Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben consider why and how colleges engage in a crucial form of instruction.


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