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.


September 14, 2010
Jeffrey Ross writes about why he took his 9-year-old son to his alma mater, and how he tried to share the liberal arts values he learned there.
September 13, 2010
The move by the U. of Colorado to replace study of journalism with study of information should concern all who care about an informed, democratic society, writes Michael Bugeja.
September 10, 2010
As a writer and professor, Tom Moriarty "works" while he surfs online, reads books and just thinks -- though his wife is skeptical.
September 9, 2010
Efforts to define and measure learning and other indicators of colleges' success will fall short if they occur outside the academy and ignore the faculty, A. Lee Fritschler argues.
September 8, 2010
Colleges need a full agenda -- not just federal aid -- to serve this key population of students, writes Steven Knapp.


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