October 20, 2016
Michael J. Socolow tells the story of an academic and a New York Times No. 1 best seller.
October 19, 2016
How to make sense of the rash of sinister clown sightings throughout America? Scott McLemee turns to Heroes, Villains and Fools: The Changing American Character.

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October 20, 2016
What women outside the White House can learn from those in the White House.
October 20, 2016
Most institutions consider prospective students to be the most important audience for their website. Given that reality, it essential to make sure that they can find the information they need when they’re shopping for their college education. 


July 23, 2008
Newspapers keep abandoning any responsibility toward books. Scott McLemee looks back at print culture....
July 22, 2008
William Major writes that it's time to stop complaining about how students write, and to get more professors in the classroom.
July 21, 2008
Philosophers offer views -- ethical and practical -- on whether older scholars should be making room for new Ph.D.'s.
July 18, 2008
For the sake of students, Congress should require legislatures to maintain their funding of higher education, F. King Alexander writes.
July 17, 2008
Martha Kinney writes that she learned more about reaching poorly prepared students when she was in the military than in grad school.


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