An illustration depicting the concept of online learning: an open book leans against an open laptop screen, below a wireless signal.
March 29, 2023
Successful planning approaches tend to ask and answer these 12 questions, Ben Chrischilles writes.
A speech bubble made up of dozens of words for "hello," in various languages, written in white chalk on a green chalkboard.
March 28, 2023
In cutting languages, colleges undercut commitments to social justice and to translation, in the broadest possible sense, Jessica Blum-Sorensen writes.
March 27, 2023
Jim Jump considers the issues and the way they are changing.


March 29, 2023
Looking ahead to the not-too-distant future, we are likely to see more about biocomputers. Using brain and stem cells, researchers are hoping to vastly accelerate and expand performance.
March 28, 2023
Uncovering the hidden forces that reshape our lives.


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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