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Blog articles offer practical advice, personal experiences, and responses to current events from the vantage point of life in academia.

By Annie Wald

Spiritual warfare isn’t something I think about a lot. I accept that the devil prowls around like a lion, but I’m suspicious of talk...

By Carmen Acevedo Butcher

"May these wise words shine on our wintry souls, frozen by loneliness and hurt, and thaw us." This invocation opens Following Christ: A Lenten Reader to Stretch Your Soul...

By Ann Boyd

No matter what stage of life you're in, there are always seasons of busyness. Whether you are working full-time, in grad school, parenting small children, or just on your way out the door to your next appointment...

After Francis Su gave his lecture accepting the Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching of Mathematics, he had so many requests for the text that he shared it...

By Jon Boyd

I love books that urge you to read more books — and I say that honestly as a reader, not just because I work for a publisher. One of our new titles makes a particularly good case for reading more...

By Carmen Acevedo Butcher

I go for a walk almost every day, so when I can't or don't, I start feeling stiff in the joints...of my soul. Walking helps mend my monkey mind...

By Ann Boyd

Academics need to eat too, and that’s why we’re throwing a few recipes your way. Here’s a favorite at the Boyd house...

By Jen Underwood

I spotted the beautiful blue-and-green variegated yarn on the sales table at a local yarn shop a few weeks ago...

By Sharon Gartland

As a lecturer in a graduate school program at a major university, I've become pretty comfortable giving out grades...

By Sara Scheunemann

Running outside in January is, for me, a treat. I live in the Midwest where it is often too cold, too icy, too snowy, or too dark when I have time to run...

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