From Academic Questions, Richard Phelps on dismissive reviews and academe’s memory hole. A review of Stylish Academic Writing by Helen Sword. Peter Suber on opening access to research. Leopold’s Ghost: When the president of a liberal-arts college brought an at-risk Rwandan scholar to campus, his good intentions were challenged in ways he could have never imagined. Andrew Delbanco reviews The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind by Bruce Bawer. On leaving academe: Tenured professor of computer science Terran Lane explains why he quit to take a job in industry. God and the Ivory Tower: What we don't understand about religion just might kill us. The managing editors of four blogs shared their thoughts with socialsciencespace about the state, impact, and future of academic blogging. When sex isn’t sexy: Nathan Harden on his bizarre education at Yale University (and more and more on God and Sex at Yale). Mark Athitakis on how college bookstores are killing college bookstores. Mythbusting 101: Mark Hendrickson on uncomfortable truths your college won't tell you (and part 2).

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