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.


April 7, 2010
A university exhibit and a new book look at David Foster Wallace's life and work. Scott McLemee visits the relics...
April 6, 2010
Maria Shine Stewart reflects on her childhood dream of teaching. Today, she is a long-term instructor, fully committed ... to three colleges at once.
April 5, 2010
A central discipline finds itself alienated not only from much of society but from the humanities, in large part because of misconceptions about the field, writes Jason Stanley.
April 2, 2010
Oral exams shouldn't be reserved for the dissertation defense, write Tom Deans and Jamie Frueh, who use them with their undergrads.
April 1, 2010
You think you've got student affairs issues? Lee Burdette Williams might make you reconsider.


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