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White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans.
Crisis-level student loan default rates among black borrowers and those who attended for-profits cannot be explained fully by students' backgrounds, study finds, including measures of income, employment and parental wealth.
UCLA's mobile app aims to tackle campus climate issues by reaching students through their smartphones.

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Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed.

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Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.

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In environmental scholarship, multiple forms of exclusion -- of people of color generally and women of color specifically -- require multifaceted and often simultaneous strategies, argues Danielle M. Purifoy.

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Technology and Learning

June 21, 2018
Narrow and deep, or broad and shallow?

Library Babel Fish

June 21, 2018
Libraries have had a long time to develop a set of core values. What if those were applied to our broader information environment?

The World View

June 20, 2018
In order for universities to effectively contribute to social and regional development, it is crucial that they seek new ideas and good practices, and be open to reviewing and changing their models according to the needs of society. 

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