A protestor, holding an Israeli flag, seemingly blocking traffic, against a nighttime city backdrop.
March 31, 2023
University of Haifa president Ron Robin explains why the country’s research universities went on strike to protest legislation that would overhaul the judiciary.
A drawing of a waving transgender pride flag. The flag has five horizontal stripes: blue above pink above white above pink above blue again.
March 31, 2023
Reflecting on the existential challenge of being transgender, Jamie MaKinster offers suggestions for inclusive campus policies and practices around gendered language.
A male student is sitting slouched at a table, working on his laptop. Algebra problems are written above him.
March 30, 2023
Allowing students to learn at their own pace via adaptive technology can lead to greater completion of gateway courses and higher grades within courses—when integration and implementation efforts are designed with equity in mind, write Karen A. Stout of Achieving the Dream and Jean-Claude Brizard of Digital Promise.


March 31, 2023
Presidential indictment as a teachable moment, community college bachelor degrees, reader responses on encouraging critical thinking.
March 30, 2023
Uncertainty, confusion and psychological stress have always accompanied the tempest-tossed process of maturation. Here’s how to make that problematic journey smoother.


April 26, 2005
This week, America turns off the TV. Yeah, right, says Scott McLemee.
April 25, 2005
It has been heartening to witness the recent runaway success of Princeton emeritus Harry G. Frankfurt’s latest book, On Bullshit. First published as an essay in 1988, Frankfurt’s splendid study is largely an effort to distinguish between lies and bullshit. A liar, Frankfurt notes, acknowledges truth-systems yet tries to pass off information that is not true.
April 22, 2005
Michael Bugeja thinks about Shakespeare, the Internet, footnotes and scholarship -- on the eve of the Bard's birthday.
April 21, 2005
A recent essay raises interesting questions about literary hoaxing.
April 20, 2005
Colleges that shift to performance-based education usually need a big push from their presidents, Joseph A. Olzacki and Donn Weinholtz argue.



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