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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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June 23, 2010
A classic work on the Depression era is back in print. Scott McLemee rallies to its call.
June 22, 2010
In 2009 a group of 42 researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs met together at the invitation of Union Square Ventures, a venture capital firm, to discuss how the Web could transform education. A major theme of the daylong discussion, which took place under the theme "Hacking Education," was "unbundling," the process through which online distribution of digital media and information breaks apart and erodes existing industries.
June 21, 2010
Humanities scholars should celebrate and preserve the lack of a clear hierarchy for journals in their disciplines, writes Jeffrey R. Di Leo.
June 18, 2010
While faculty members have many traits, at the end of the tough academic year, Michael Bugeja focuses on the positive ones.
June 17, 2010
The White House is looking to colleges to further one of President Obama’s key goals. Eboo Patel explains why.

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