Blaine Greteman

Can World of Warcraft Save Higher Education?
The latest ed trend seems like something you might have done in middle school
July 28, 2014

Is World of Warcraft really the key to keeping students interested?

It's the End of the Humanities as We Know It
And I feel fine
June 13, 2014

A sense of crisis, ongoing paranoia—this is just part of what it means to be a humanist. 

Our Archives, Our Selves
A visit to see the papers of the Dallas medical examiner at JFK’s death
November 22, 2013

A professor at the University of Iowa takes his students to the library to see Jack Ruby’s brain.

Federal Bureaucrats Declare 'Hunger Games' More Complex Than 'The Grapes of Wrath'
The Common Core's absurd new reading guidelines
October 29, 2013

Meet the "Lexile," the absurd reading metric for the Common Core.

Will the End of Race-Based Affirmative Action Improve Diversity?
March 04, 2013

We risk replacing one illusion of diversity with another.

Poison Ivy—The Ups and Downs of Affirmative Action
November 28, 2012

Ultimately, Aries’s book succeeds in complicating easy prescriptions for improving diversity at elite colleges.

Confessions of a Professional College Cheater
September 12, 2012

The problem with Dave Tomar's book is that The Shadow Scholar never really moves beyond the author’s own miscellaneous grievances.