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.


March 28, 2009
Hundreds of billions of dollars are flowing. Wick Sloane wonders: Can't the country spare $100 in textbook loaners for each of the nation's community college students?
March 26, 2009
The National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I men's basketball tournament resumes today. After the nets have been cut at the end of this year’s Final Four, after CBS plays “One Shining Moment” for the umpteenth time, another batch of freshmen will declare themselves eligible for the National Basketball Association draft after only one year in college.
March 25, 2009
One university press shifts to digital, and more will eventually. Scott McLemee wonders if there's more to it than "YouTube with footnotes"...
March 24, 2009
Given the competition, acceptance to selective colleges has become almost a random process. Why not end the myth, Chad Aldeman writes, and admit qualified students using a raffle?
March 23, 2009
With so many good scholarly books going unread, and good conference papers unheard, it's time to rethink how we share information in academe, writes Ken Coates.


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