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.


May 3, 2010
Academics concerned about the diversity of their institutions need to embrace the cause of undocumented students, writes Rosemary Salomone.
April 30, 2010
Moving beyond the tension between policy makers and professors over assessing student learning will require those on each side to approach their respective responsibilities, and each other, as professionals, Victor Borden writes.
April 29, 2010
Marilee Lindemann considers the influence a single seminar with Susan Gubar had on her life – and worries that today’s public university students are less likely to meet the mentors who could inspire their intellectual dreams.
April 28, 2010
Two applications will make the time you spend online more efficient. Scott McLemee catches up with the pace of innovation.
April 27, 2010
Karen Gross looks to an old strategy -- the links between boarding schools and elite colleges -- as a possible alternative to today’s flawed admissions system for private colleges.


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