Category Archives: higher education

University Press Week is celebrated worldwide from November 8-14. The week is designed to draw attention to the great scholarly publishing work that challenges boundaries and stimulates thought. During Press Week the Association of American University Presses is hosting some online events … Continue reading

University Press Week has been around since 1978. This week we’re joining other AAUP members to scholarly publishing concurrent with the first annual Academic Book Week (Nov. 9-16, 2015), a program of the UK-based Academic Book of the Future project. But … Continue reading

University Press Week is celebrated worldwide from November 8-14. The week is designed to draw attention to the great scholarly publishing work that challenges boundaries and stimulates thought. During Press Week the Association of American University Presses is hosting some online … Continue reading

As an early kickoff to University Press Week (November 8th – 14th), two UIP staff members are participating in an informative conversation about publishing with an academic press. Daniel Nasset, acquisitions editor, and Michael Roux, marketing manager, will give brief … Continue reading

Teachers affect all our lives. I mean, that you can even read that sentence is because of a teacher. Whether the word teacher conjures up images of a fearsome nun or a Miss Othmar-esque crush, we owe them a lot for putting up … Continue reading

“With great eloquence and pathos, N. draws on his daily life and references philosophers from Socrates to Kant to describe the netherworld of the undocumented. He takes solace in his education and his gift for reflection as he watches the … Continue reading

University of Illinois Press director Willis G. Regier writes about German-Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz, and the influential tome On War, in the Chronicle of Higher Education. With protracted wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, American and British readers have found On … Continue reading

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On November 20, 2011, NBC’s Nightly News interviewed Ronald A. Smith, professor emeritus of sports history at Penn State University and author of Pay for Play: A History … Continue reading

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Page View blog looks at the recent controversy over the new Journal of Animal Ethics. “Fur has flown since the editors of the Journal of Animal Ethics presumed to introduce their new publication with a … Continue reading

Looking for that perfect gift for your UIUC graduate? Larry Kanfer will sign copies of his new photography book Illini Loyalty: The University of Illinois during graduation weekend. Visit him at the Illini Union Bookstore in Champaign: Saturday, May 14, 2011 … Continue reading