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.


January 22, 2009
As the humanities and social sciences weather the financial crisis, perhaps the moment has arrived to reconsider their public purpose, writes Gabriel Paquette.
January 21, 2009
How to handle the constant pileup of scholarly publications? Scott McLemee takes a look at two alternatives.
January 20, 2009
Professors have an obligation to respond to the crisis of global climate change with a new form of engaging their students, writes Eban Goodstein.
January 19, 2009
It's time to shift the way contingent faculty members -- and their tenure-track colleagues -- think about their work and how to improve their treatment, writes Steve Street.
January 16, 2009
It's here to stay, writes Andrei Codrescu, who offers his poetry course to illustrate.


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