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.


March 6, 2009
If colleges want to reach more students, and foundations and lawmakers want more graduates, they need to consider the real gender gap, writes Richard Whitmire.
March 5, 2009
After years of attacks on science, the election of a science-friendly president makes now the time to push for the politically unbiased use of science in education and policy making, write Joseph Karlesky, Richard Pepino and James Strick.
March 4, 2009
Whatever happened to cinephilia? Scott McLemee loses it at the movies....
March 3, 2009
President Obama's speech last week made good on his campaign promise to elevate higher eduation's domestic priority, writes Art Hauptman. But are his budget proposals adequate to meet the lofty goals he has now established?
March 2, 2009
A professor describes what accountability looks like on campus, and suggests that administrators or lawmakers be required -- when adopting requirements -- to estimate the hours needed.


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