The Reality of College Admissions

Tomorrow is April 1. How fitting that newspapers across the United States will run stories about Melissa, or Johnny, or Tong, or Razan, getting into some ultra-selective college or other. We’ll hear all about how the “America’s Top Colleges” just keep getting more selective as application numbers soar higher and higher and admit rates fall […]

Taking the History of Digital Media Seriously

Several years ago, our late colleague Roy Rosenzweig wrote a very important article for the American Historical Review on what is happening and what may happen to the digital record of our days. In his direct and clear way, Roy called on governments, historians, archivists, and others to take seriously the notion that we have […]