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.


June 23, 2010
A classic work on the Depression era is back in print. Scott McLemee rallies to its call.
June 22, 2010
In 2009 a group of 42 researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs met together at the invitation of Union Square Ventures, a venture capital firm, to discuss how the Web could transform education. A major theme of the daylong discussion, which took place under the theme "Hacking Education," was "unbundling," the process through which online distribution of digital media and information breaks apart and erodes existing industries.
June 21, 2010
Humanities scholars should celebrate and preserve the lack of a clear hierarchy for journals in their disciplines, writes Jeffrey R. Di Leo.
June 18, 2010
While faculty members have many traits, at the end of the tough academic year, Michael Bugeja focuses on the positive ones.
June 17, 2010
The White House is looking to colleges to further one of President Obama’s key goals. Eboo Patel explains why.


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