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Cover of "The Procrastination Economy: The Big Business of Downtime" by Ethan Tussey
April 27, 2018
A lesson in Ethan Tussey’s The Procrastination Economy: The Big Business of Downtime is that a large, voracious and profitable cultural apparatus is absorbing and monetizing every second of your attention, writes Scott McLemee.
April 26, 2018
Masha Fedzechkina speaks out on behalf of those scholars who have happened to work with those accused of sexual harassment.

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April 26, 2018
Some experiments for creating schedules which may lesson the physical and emotional exhaustion so common at the end of the spring semester.
April 26, 2018
Free faculty labor; the disappearing middle class; Captain Kirk; more.

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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.
March 22, 2018
When historians seek to understand historical matters, asks Gerald R. Beasley, where will they turn for information about the deleted accounts of fake news that may have influenced those events? 
March 20, 2018
Online education is an engine of racial inequality, argue Christopher Newfield and Cameron Sublett, and no good higher ed policy can be created ignoring that fact.
March 20, 2018
Eloy Ortiz Oakley says California’s online community college will be a better public alternative to for-profit colleges for the “stranded workers” traditional college systems struggle to serve.

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