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.


June 30, 2010
Researchers are studying Twitter as communication medium and index of public opinion. Scott McLemee catches up on the scholarship.
June 29, 2010
Michael A. Olivas reviews and praises the legal arguments that carried the day in Monday's Supreme Court ruling on public colleges' anti-bias rules.
June 28, 2010
Colleges need to teach students not only how to use tools to learn, but how to use them with decency, write Sylvia Tomasch and Joseph Ugoretz.
June 25, 2010
Wick Sloane shares the tale of a student and of Tim O’Brien, from Vietnam -- North and South -- to Bunker Hill, and on to Mount Holyoke.
June 24, 2010
Cliff Adelman explores the rhetoric and practice surrounding an oft-used phrase -- and asks readers to consider six frameworks for thinking about the word before they next utter it.


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