April 18, 2019
Dismayed by their climatic impact, 12 scholars seek to limit carbon emissions at their own institutions as well as give suggestions for others.
April 17, 2019
Edward Tenner laments the passing of a former professor and the values he represented.
April 17, 2019
Kevin Carey's critique of the corporate role in inflating the price of online education singled out 2U. In this essay, CEO Chip Paucek answers back.

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April 18, 2019
Attorney General Barr pulled a "freshman" move.
April 18, 2019
Learning from our pets.
April 18, 2019
Finding meaning and value in attending conferences even if you are undecided about a career in academia.


January 22, 2013
Aaron Swartz was wrong about the law and the economics of journals, writes Rob Weir.
January 21, 2013
President Obama, please make college access for the needy the Emancipation issue of your second term, Wick Sloane urges.
January 18, 2013
Division III sports programs should oppose a medically unsubstantiated NCAA proposal to test athletes for the health trait, Mark Peluso and Paul Berkner write.
January 17, 2013
Teaching writing and mathematics in the same course leaves Ruth Starkman considering the way humanities and mathematics students approach problems.
January 16, 2013
He was a prodigy, a hacker, and a Robin Hood of knowledge. Scott McLemee recalls a friend who died too young.


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