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.


November 24, 2010
At the start of the Great Depression, a moonlighting professor described U.S. culture perfectly. Scott McLemee unearths a classic.
November 23, 2010
Russell A. Berman questions the way some defend foreign language study.
November 23, 2010
Kirstin Wilcox considers whether humanities scholarship truly fits the description offered in its defense by Gregory Petsko.
November 22, 2010
Gregory A. Petsko writes about why he, a scientist at another university, is alarmed by planned cuts in foreign language programs.
November 19, 2010
External commercial forces are not destroying higher education -- administrative bloat and the pursuit of reputation are, writes Robert Martin.


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