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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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June 19, 2009
That's Joseph T. Johnson's prescription for how to contain undergraduate tuition -- and "rationalize the classroom" -- at public universities.
June 18, 2009
Douglas J. Amy opted to put his book online rather than seek a conventional scholarly publisher. He's glad he did.
June 17, 2009
Is microblogging the shortcut to generating buzz for university press books? Scott McLemee works up the attention span to find out....
June 16, 2009
Here’s a ray of hope to restore prestige and morale to our beleaguered flagship state universities: let’s have “A&M” stand for “Athletics & Medicine.”
June 15, 2009
Charles Crowell reviews his own experience using readers in courses -- and sees both financial and pedagogical benefits.

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