A magnifying glass atop a laptop keyboard.
February 1, 2023
Bundling research and teaching into one business model can result in misalignments that hurt students, Scott Pulsipher writes.
Two hands—one a manicured human hand, the other a robotic hand—type on a computer keyboard.
January 31, 2023
The language of co-authorship, taken from OpenAI’s own terms and policies, can be useful in addressing the rise of AI writing in the classroom, Sean Ross Meehan writes.
A close up of a hand, holding a pen, editing a printed document. The person's second hand rests on another document and the edges of a laptop can be seen in the left side of the frame.
January 31, 2023
Artificial intelligence should prompt a reorientation of writing instruction to focus more on critical reading and editing skills, Rachel Elliott Rigolino writes.


February 1, 2023
This free, viral AI tool can help marketers and communicators conduct research and create content—but be wary of its limitations and risks.
February 1, 2023
How can you remain relevant as a higher education employee in 2023?
January 31, 2023
A conversation with Sarah R. Fitzgerald from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


April 15, 2005
John V. Lombardi on why the student/faculty ratio owns a special place among the most spurious of higher education statistics.
April 14, 2005
Time to face up to reality: The world is flat....
April 13, 2005
Freedom of speech is crucial both to a healthy democracy and the life of the mind. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits Congress from any act that would abridge it and the charters of most of our colleges and universities recognize that freedom of thought and speech are essential to a healthy academic community.
April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.
April 11, 2005
An academic blogger talks about a new campaign to interest readers in fiction that they might otherwise miss.



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