College Week

The Rules of Distraction

Hey, you—with the laptop! Ignore your professor and read this instead.

Nov. 17 2005 2:38 PMCollege RadioWhat's changed—and what hasn't.
Nov. 17 2005 1:47 PMThe Death of Literary TheoryIs it really a good thing?
Nov. 16 2005 6:36 PMConfessions of a College JournalistWhy aspiring writers should be allowed to fail in private.
Nov. 16 2005 3:18 PMThe Profit ChaseFor-profit colleges have lots of champions—and lots of problems.
Nov. 16 2005 6:51 AMIs College as Debauched as Tom Wolfe Thinks?
Nov. 15 2005 11:17 AMA Day in the Life of a Tar Heel
Nov. 16 2005 6:55 AMCollege MakeoverLet them solve problems.
Nov. 17 2005 6:51 AMSlate Goes to CollegeA week of articles about higher education.
Nov. 16 2005 6:55 AMCollege MakeoverThe matrix, revisited.
Nov. 17 2005 6:48 AMCollege MakeoverGive majors an overhaul.
Nov. 15 2005 8:26 AMCollege MakeoverIn praise of great books.
Nov. 16 2005 6:56 AMCollege MakeoverDisability studies.
Nov. 17 2005 6:49 AMReforming CollegeWhat professors don't tell you.
Nov. 17 2005 1:59 PMThe Hottest Professor on CampusWhat happens when students rate their teachers online.
Nov. 17 2005 12:24 PMWorking Hard on Not Writing My Thesis
Nov. 16 2005 3:25 PMWill Econ Help Me Protect Afghanistan From Warlords?
Nov. 16 2005 6:52 AMAttack of the Career-Killing BlogsWhen academics post online, do they risk their jobs?
Nov. 15 2005 12:52 PMFrom Kabul to the Ivy League
Nov. 15 2005 8:17 AMCollege MakeoverWhen ideas kill.
Nov. 17 2005 6:47 AMCollege MakeoverMorality-based learning.
Nov. 15 2005 8:10 AMAmerica's Top UniversityDoes college need to be reformed?
Nov. 17 2005 6:46 AMReform School, Contd.How to reinvent higher education.
Nov. 16 2005 6:57 AMCollege MakeoverWrestling with Greco-Roman ideas.
Nov. 15 2005 8:17 AMCollege MakeoverUn-American activities.
Nov. 15 2005 8:21 AMCollege MakeoverLearn statistics. Go abroad.
Nov. 15 2005 8:29 AMMy First Literary CrushThe books famous people loved in college.