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.


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If becoming a major means writing off most electives, activities and study abroad, students will find other majors, writes Pamela A. Eibeck.
December 3, 2009
Your “frill” is not my “frill. “ My frill, in fact, is an essential component of the work I do, which is an equally essential aspect of our institution’s mission. Maybe you say the same about yours.
December 2, 2009
Cornel West's latest book is a memoir. Scott McLemee thinks it marks the end of the line.
December 1, 2009
Bob Blaisdell considers what perfection looks like to students.
November 30, 2009
Jamshed Bharucha considers the differing challenges facing higher education in India and the United States.


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