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education



  • Tenure and the Invisible Faculty

    by Joseph G. Ramsey

    By not standing up for adjuncts, tenure-track professors have undermined their own power.



  • Are Bars the New Universities?

    Around the country, amateur historians and professors are pulling up a bar stool and lecturing on a range of topics.



  • Are US History Textbooks Obsolete?

    Stanford’s Sam Wineburg suggests that with the Internet there’s no reason for students to lug around big textbooks anymore.



  • Where are all the history majors?

    by Benjamin M. Schmidt

    Of all the major disciplines, history has seen the steepest declines in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded.