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December 6, 2019
Why is brazenly putting one's name on a text that someone else wrote repugnant? Should it be? Scott McLemee explores the issue.
December 5, 2019
More information about what works in competency-based programs is needed to inform policy and encourage the growth of this promising form of postsecondary education, writes Charla Long.
December 4, 2019
To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies, Tuija Pulkkinen and Anthony Waas write, and that will require us to break our interdisciplinary boundaries.

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December 6, 2019
We Americans need to find ways of believing in each other again.
December 6, 2019
Turkey, lionfish and an enigmatic mutt.
December 5, 2019
Books make great gifts. Some personal recommendations. 

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February 14, 2005
In the quest to measure university performance, both for valid or other reasons, we often latch on to statistics in ways that do more harm than good.
February 11, 2005
February 4, 2005
The federal system for determining students' financial needs is a complicated mess that deters low-income families. Ellen Frishberg's solution offers better information, not more money.
February 3, 2005
"You're too young to know about the cafeterias," said Julius Jacobson. "The cafeterias were wonderful," said Phyllis Jacobson. "There's nothing like them today." "The cafeterias and the automats were the center of New York intellectual life back then," they continued. Each one finishing the other's thought, as old couples often will. "You'd buy a sandwich or a piece of pie, both if you could afford it, but what you really went there to do was talk." They talked. And I listened, hoping, as ever, to be transported into their past, at least for a while.
February 2, 2005
KC Johnson wants colleges to resist a new push to reform "liberal education."

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