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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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May 20, 2008
Mark Bauerlein wonders if the new programs to study the impact of digital culture on students and learning are really open-minded.
May 19, 2008
James D. Miller defends as logical a state lawmaker's proposal to tax the assets of the wealthy colleges and universities within the state's borders.
May 16, 2008
As technologies and generations change, professors must consider new ways of building bridges with their students, Julie Frechette writes.
May 15, 2008
Just because China and the Middle East are increasingly important is no reason to drop study of French and German, writes Stephen Brockmann.
May 14, 2008
Looking for an affordable word processor that will also help you stay focused? Scott McLemee goes low-tech.

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