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 1, 2009
Congress's new attention to textbook issues, through the Higher Education Act, will bring transparency, some new technology, and new challenges to campus stores and those responsible for them, Kenneth C. Green writes.
April 30, 2009
Colleges should state as policy that professors should treat each other with some degree of courtesy and professionalism, writes Michael Fischer.
April 29, 2009
It's a stew of man, bird, and pig -- and Mike Davis warned about it four years ago. Scott McLemee catches up.
April 28, 2009
The January concert at the Lincoln Memorial celebrating the inauguration of President Barack Obama offered many stirring moments, but perhaps its highlight was Pete Seeger leading a chorus of hundreds of thousands of people singing "This Land Is Your Land." This is where Americans expect to see Pete Seeger, raising his voice for change, even when it’s cold outside.
April 27, 2009
Proponents of proposal to eliminate the guaranteed loan program may overstate projected cost savings and overlook what it would wipe away, Kevin Bruns writes.


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