October 20, 2016
Michael J. Socolow tells the story of an academic and a New York Times No. 1 best seller.
October 19, 2016
How to make sense of the rash of sinister clown sightings throughout America? Scott McLemee turns to Heroes, Villains and Fools: The Changing American Character.

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October 20, 2016
Reading PEN America's recent report on free speech on campus and thinking about the never-neutral library.
October 20, 2016
How to use this book to advance a learning agenda for higher ed change.
October 20, 2016
The importance of what takes place outside the classroom.


November 3, 2008
Christopher Conway knows why traditional publishing models aren't working, but he writes that scholars should still resist a bit -- and mourn what is being lost.
October 31, 2008
I distinctly recall the first day of graduate school. Some of my classmates knew the field’s top-tier journals, the term “anonymous peer reviewing,” and each professor’s research area of expertise. I was a neophyte with raw, analytical skills, no publications, a healthy ego and a desire to teach at a small, liberal arts college, much like my alma mater. I soon learned my discipline – the jargon, the journals and the gossip.
October 30, 2008
David Galef describes U of All People's humble effort to streamline its advice on advising for students and faculty members.
October 29, 2008
Why, after 30 years of deregulation, is the state bigger than ever? Scott McLemee checks out a new book on the paradox.
October 28, 2008
His anthropology research leaves Alex Golub with an uncomfortable conclusion: Sometimes a "sink or swim" pedagogy makes sense.


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