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Cathy Birkenstein is a lecturer in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago and co-director of the Writing in the Disciplines program.
She has published essays on writing, most recently in College English,More...
- Matt Desmond awarded MacArthur Fellowship
Matt Desmond, co-author of Race in America, is one of 24 people granted a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship. His research in on eviction and its impact on economic and racial inequality.
- Science of cooking explored in new book
The Food Lab, by J. Kenji López-Alt offers a grand tour of the science of cooking, explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color. It's guaranteed to please the scientists in your life; and the foodies.
- Liberal Arts + STEM: Better Together
Fareed Zakaria's new video explains why continued success and innovation in America relies on educating students in both STEM and the Liberal Arts.