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.


May 19, 2010
The historian Michael Bellesiles is making a comeback. Scott McLemee remembers why he had to leave in the first place.
May 18, 2010
One of the ways professors help their students is making distinctions among them, writes Leonard Cassuto.
May 17, 2010
John Protevi considers why so many American academics have joined the fight to save a noted philosophy program at a British university.
May 14, 2010
Like many less-established institutions, U of All People can't compete for high-profile commencement speakers. David Galef gets inside the discussions there about how to rectify the situation.
May 13, 2010
Wick Sloane has a plan to make room for thousands of qualified community college graduates at elite institutions -- by letting elite high schools award bachelor's degrees.


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