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 12, 2010
How is intellectual life shaping up in the Obama era? Scott McLemee collects evidence from the news vendor.
May 11, 2010
Peter D.G. Brown writes about how he ignored adjunct issues for years, and why he's now become an activist for those off the tenure track.
May 10, 2010
It's time for lawmakers, the IRS, the press and academics to subject public college and university foundations to more scrutiny, writes Pablo Eisenberg.
May 7, 2010
What's in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet.These lines from Romeo and Juliet are often quoted to indicate the triviality of naming. But anyone who has read or seen the play through to its end knows that the names Montague and Capulet indicate a complex web of family relationships and enmities that end up bringing about the tragic deaths of our protagonists.
May 6, 2010
A murder, allegedly by a male lacrosse player, has renewed a pattern of some writers making unfair generalizations and some university officials ignoring due process, writes KC Johnson.


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