Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
Cover of An Academic Life, by Hanna Holborn Gray
Hanna Holborn Gray, who led Yale and the University of Chicago in eras of overt sexism, discusses her new memoir -- and her advice for a new generation of women rising through the ranks.
In a new book, Cheryl Hyman discusses her controversial seven-year stint as chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago, including her attempt to improve its low graduation rates.
Cover of Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions, by Alberto Manguel
Scott McLemee reviews Alberto Manguel's Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions.
Cover of Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education by Adam Laats
Author discusses his new book on evangelical higher education.
Study finds evidence of institutional bias in publishing, in that journals favor the work of authors who either work or studied at the universities that house the publications.
Cover of Where Freedom Starts: Sex Power Violence #MeToo, edited by Jessie Kindig
High-profile cases of sexual harassment have dominated the media, social and otherwise. Scott McLemee comments on a new book of essays that might push the discussion forward.
Cover image of Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education: The Civil Rights Dimension
Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.
Authors discuss their new book that suggests American higher education -- especially in the social sciences -- is less globally minded than rhetoric might make you think.
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.
Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.
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.
A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.

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