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 21, 2011
Homeland security requires a future in which a broader range of university researchers work with the government on projects that protect us all, writes Janet Napolitano.
March 18, 2011
What do the lunch habits of think tank researchers have to do with how colleges gauge their internal costs? Andrew Gillen and Jonathan Robe explain.
March 17, 2011
Changes are needed in the federal student aid system to ensure that money flows to worthy colleges and students, Charles Reed and King Alexander argue.
March 16, 2011
Susie Linfield's The Cruel Radiance has won acclaim for its defense of the moral value of photojournalism. Scott McLemee talks to the author.
March 15, 2011
Last December, many of us watched as Congress passed the historic repeal of the military's "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy, a move hailed as the most significant piece of federal legislation to advance the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons in the history of the United States. The policy, in the words of President Obama, forced "young men and women to lie about who they are" and denied them the right to serve their country solely on the basis of "who they love."


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