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 9, 2010
Martin Gardner was a polymath with a sense of humor. Scott McLemee pays tribute.
June 8, 2010
Australia shows how the U.S. could reform its student loan system to be based on income, without burdens or uncertainty placed on colleges or borrowers, write Bruce Chapman and Yael Shavit.
June 7, 2010
Faculty members can use student peer review to make the process more meaningful, writes Steven J. Corbett.
June 4, 2010
If public universities are really committed to promoting access, affordability, and quality, they should consider increasing their funding by accepting more undergraduate students instead of raising tuition and restricting enrollments.
June 3, 2010
The notion that education, particularly a college degree, is the key to career success is a particularly American idea. It is what the sociologists W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson have called "the education gospel," a national ethos of hard work in school paying off and of equal opportunity for all.


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