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.


March 9, 2011
Zimbabwean activists may face death for gathering to discuss Egypt and Tunisia. Scott McLemee looks beyond Facebook activism.
March 8, 2011
When his number landed on a list sold to numerous for-profit colleges, David Farris couldn't stop the phone from ringing.
March 7, 2011
Diversity and academic excellence are not mutually exclusive, and it's time for some faculty members to stop attacking inclusiveness efforts as politically correct, writes Robert J. Sternberg.
March 4, 2011
As federal requirement approaches, colleges need to weigh carefully the information they seek from prospective students and reveal about themselves, writes Lucie Lapovsky.
March 3, 2011
It’s when college students are outside the ritualized structure of the typical classroom that many show their true selves, and that we can learn most from them, Mike Kelly writes.


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