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November 24, 2015
Humanities scholars conduct their research in an arena that is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, and they should be funded accordingly, writes Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt.
November 23, 2015
To help those students obtain a degree or credential, colleges should consider accepting alternative-credit courses like those evaluated and approved by the American Council on Education, says Deborah Seymour.

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November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm
Batteries, Bandwidth, and Mobile Micropayments
November 24, 2015 - 4:52pm
Many issues to consider.
November 23, 2015 - 9:21pm
We have less funding for the things that really matter while paying much more to compensate for austerity policies.


February 19, 2008
Recent steps to help low-income students afford summer positions are nice, says Anthony Paletta, but colleges should go further: by minimizing the value they place on internships.
February 18, 2008
Barbara Fister sees common issues -- and reasons for scholars to pay closer attention -- in the debates over Facebook privacy, Google's library project, and the relationship between academics, libraries and journals.
February 15, 2008
Andrew Ross questions the motives and assumptions behind the push by American universities to open campuses abroad.
February 14, 2008
Valentine's Day. Time to pull out your Shakespeare's Sonnets, choose one to type up in a fancy font for that special someone, and deliver it with a box of chocolates. But as you thumb through the sonnets you begin wonder why they ever got connected with romance in the first place.Here's one that begins "When forty winters shall beseige thy brow / And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field." A warning about growing less beautiful with age isn't going to win anyone's heart -- especially someone who's seen 40 winters.
February 13, 2008
There is more to Richard Posner's book on public intellectuals than the Top 100 list. Scott McLemee revisits it....


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