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.


January 18, 2011
Michael Bugeja questions why foundations and universities seem unworried about the way technology and certain business practices are eroding the role of the press.
January 17, 2011
Mary Crane cares deeply about disciplines that feel under attack, but thinks they would be better served by focusing on improving them.
January 14, 2011
Flawed data on education and jobs have inspired politicians and reporters -- wrongly -- to assert that fewer Americans need a higher education, Anthony Carnevale writes.
January 13, 2011
If colleges want to make real improvements on retention and graduation rates, they need to think about the entire institution, not any one effort, however worthy, write John N. Gardner and Andrew K. Koch.
January 12, 2011
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper" is a feminist classic. Scott McLemee looks into the story behind the story.


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