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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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April 21, 2010
A small humanities journal survives deep budget cuts. Scott McLemee finds out how its editor manages to maintain the publication -- and his own optimism.
April 20, 2010
Russell Poulin ponders what the University of Texas System's decision to close its TeleCampus says -- and doesn't say -- about online education.
April 19, 2010
If religious groups succeed in forcing public colleges to abandon their equity rules, they will end up undercutting the independence not only of those colleges but of religious groups, writes John K. Wilson.
April 16, 2010
Campus leaders need to acknowledge, and talk about, the fact that men are more likely than women to commit violence, Jason Laker argues.    
April 15, 2010
Throughout my 31 years in higher education, from assistant to full professor at three universities — Oklahoma State, Ohio and Iowa State — I cannot recall doing anything that produced a lingering feeling of pride. I’m not talking about ego-related pride in a promotion or an award; you outgrow those as years pass. No. I’m talking about an act so challenging that you doubted that you could perform it but undertook it anyway as a test of character or acumen.

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