University Press Week 2017, Day 1

This week is the sixth annual University Press Week with the theme of #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters. Each day university presses across the country and beyond will be blogging about a chosen topic. Today learn about “Scholarship Making a Difference” from the following presses. Be sure to share and tweet your own university press experiences using the hashtags #UPWeek and #LookItUp. 

Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Why University Presses Matter by author Daniel Heath Justice

Temple University Press: Scholarship Making a Difference highlights three authors who have been prominently featured in the news for their writings about race

Wayne State University Press: The Burden is a staff pick for today’s UP week theme

University Press of Colorado: Tools for Surviving in a Post Truth World featuring Post-Truth-focused books

Princeton University Press: Scholarship Makes a Difference by Al Bertrand, editor-in-chief, makes the case for nonpartisan, rigorous peer reviewed social science in today’s political climate

Oregon State University Press: The Alternate Route for Nuclear Disarmament by author Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. on his scholarship that is making a difference on a global scale

Cambridge University Press: Marie Curie at 150 – Celebrating Women in STEM by author Caterina A. M. La Porta

University of Toronto Press: The Power of History to Galvanize and Energize by Natalie Fingerhut, history editor and Winning Hearts and Minds: Publishing that Matters by Anne Brackenbury, executive editor