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.


July 6, 2009
If professors want to be good teachers, they need to stop making fun of their students, writes Larry D. Spence.
July 2, 2009
G. Thomas Couser explains to a student why excuses for academic dishonesty won't fly with him.
July 1, 2009
New digital tools help you manage your research files. Scott McLemee gazes into "the cloud."
June 30, 2009
Publishing -- especially university press publishing -- is a tough business. Recently, many presses have come under greater financial pressure or the threat of being closed completely. Much of this is due to the downturn in the economy, which strains state budgets and makes so-called ancillary operations like scholarly publishing expendable.
June 29, 2009
While literary scholars have good reason to study race, gender and sexuality, too many ignore the economically struggling, writes Keith Gandal.


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