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.


November 18, 2009
A celebrity so big that party politics can't hold her. Scott McLemee takes a look at Going Rouge.
November 17, 2009
Brian Rosenberg explains why, as a college president, he has a high bar for speaking out on public issues.
November 16, 2009
Tom Deans and Tom Roby, directors of a university's centers to help students with writing and mathematics, respectively, consider the styles, goals and metaphors of their related efforts.
November 13, 2009
Most colleges' cost cutting decisions so far have avoided rigorous reviews of academic programs. It's time for that to change, writes Tim Mann, who offers some pointers.
November 12, 2009
Debates over affirmative action divert attention from the need for a massive research project to understand -- and close -- the racial achievement gap, write Thomas J. Espenshade and Alexandria Walton Radford.


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