The Rise and Fall of “Education for Leisure”
Where did the notion of teaching people how to spend their free time come from, and why did it disappear?
Making College Work for Student-Athletes
What factors might help student-athletes at Division I schools get the most from their years at school?
Animal History: An Emerging Scholarly Trend
A survey of emerging fields in animal history and animal studies.
The Surprisingly Long History of School Lunch as Teaching Tool
Research behind the history of school lunch.
YIVO Vilna Project Will Digitize Jewish History
It's an exciting time for Yiddish scholarship. The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research has announced the start of its YIVO Vilna Project, a $5.25 million, 15-year endeavor to unite, at last, a collection of treasured documents that has been separated by an ocean for half a century .
Scholarly Advice for Potential New Undergrads
Some counterintuitive advice for students.
Undocumented at College
The effects of allowing undocumented students to receive in-state tuition rates at their state colleges and universities.
Campus Hookup Culture: Myth vs. Reality
Hookup culture on American college campuses has become a predictable subject for magazine articles and op-eds. It might be time to shift the debate.