From "The Other Night Sky" series, 2007; C-Print, 48 x 60 inches

Higher Education Re-Imagined

The US system of higher science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce training is plagued with a number of systemic problems. Essays in a special section of this issue explore solutions to these problems with the intent of catalyzing the deep institutional change necessary to address the challenges of the modern world.

Editor's Journal

From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Winter 2019

    Democratic House victory leads to musical chairs Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, and the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate. Several major players… Read More



Book Reviews

  • Stephen G. Waxman, Chasing Men on Fire (2018)

    Whither Neuroscience?

    More than a century since Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s exquisite renderings detailing the intricate cellular circuity of the brain stimulated new ways of relating brain structure with brain function, how much has… Read More
  • Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman, A Mind at Play (2017)

    Mathematizing the World

    The American engineering theorist Claude Shannon has largely been written out of popular history, despite developing the mathematical foundations of communication, data compression, digital computers, cryptography, circuit complexity, and networking, as well… Read More
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