Cover of Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions, by Alberto Manguel
March 16, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alberto Manguel's Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions.
March 15, 2018
University athletic programs should not put their school mascots to work off the field and the court selling commercial products, argues Bill Mahon.

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March 18, 2018
Lessons about teaching undergrads, which were learned while taking a course for graduate students.
March 18, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.
March 18, 2018
Strategies for advancing academic transformation


July 27, 2010
Lanny Arvan considers the lessons for an instructor on issues of openness, privacy and writing.
July 26, 2010
American academics should take note of the way their northern neighbor is gaining on them in higher education, write Stephen J. Toope and Neil Gross.
July 23, 2010
I’m sick. And I don’t mean sniffles and tickle in my throat. I mean swallowing pitchforks and a jackhammer on the brain. That kind of sick. The doctor calls it strep throat. I call it hell on earth.In this state, in this death-bed existence, I feel lucky.I have written a lot about unfair pay for adjunct faculty, or how they aren’t included enough in most departments. These are all important issues, but I think I’m overlooking one of the biggest problems in the adjunct profession: health benefits.
July 22, 2010
The contracts offered to scientists in the Gulf illustrate why universities and the press need to be vigilant about corporate control of research, writes Cary Nelson.
July 21, 2010
An acclaimed dramatic series about the world of advertising returns to TV. Scott McLemee glances at the historical context.


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