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August 23, 2019
Peter Martin's The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language shows Noah Webster as the sort of ideologue who's convinced he has a historical mission and carries himself accordingly, writes Scott McLemee.
August 22, 2019
Competition among the viewpoints of various observers, writes John Thelin, ultimately centers on a crucial question: Should academic searches be closed or open?
August 21, 2019
Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

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August 22, 2019
What can we do in the classroom to link the kind of thoughtful pause it takes to really understand something deeply with the practical skills to manage the constant flood of information?
August 22, 2019
Making the Community College transfer process more seamless and successfu
August 22, 2019
It’s likely not your students. But maybe it should be.

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July 18, 2005
A new university policy leads Michael Bugeja into the world of negotiating with cell phone companies.
July 15, 2005
John V. Lombardi on academic reorganizations and the interplay of politics, prestige and money.
July 14, 2005
A lot has changed since 1908, but F.M. Cornford's guide to academic politics is as good as new.
July 13, 2005
Gordon F. Sander reflects on his "green reunion" -- a visit to the environmental college he first profiled 25 years ago.
July 12, 2005
When real-estate professionals wanted some respect, they created an academic field. Scott McLemee wonders how that worked out for them.

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