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April 16, 2014
A new book describes the history of resistance to the income tax. Scott McLemee celebrates April 16 with a look.
April 15, 2014
Higher ed leaders need to stop the "sky is falling" rhetoric about a football players' union, writes Daniel J. Julius. The athletes follow a long line of academic employees who turn to collective bargaining when real economic and non-economic needs are ignored.

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May 1, 2006
In response to the scandal surrounding the men's lacrosse team, Duke president Richard Brodhead has initiated a "conversation on campus culture." The first installment provided little insight. To Mark Anthony Neal, a professor of African and African-American Studies, recent events showed that "we need an innovative and brave curriculum that will allow our students to engage one
April 28, 2006
At my university, I chair a faculty committee charged with reviewing and revising our general education curriculum. Over the past two and a half years, we have examined programs at similar colleges and studied best practices nationwide. In response, we have begun to propose a new curriculum that responds to some of the weaknesses in our current program (few shared courses and little curricular oversight), and adds what we believe will be some new strengths (first-year seminars and a junior-level multidisciplinary seminar).
April 27, 2006
Terry Caesar considers one of the trends in higher ed -- and what it says about the state of teaching.
April 26, 2006
American historians just visited the nation's capital for a convention. Scott McLemee kept a diary.
April 25, 2006
After a rough classroom session, Amy L. Wink reflects on how to reassure her students and herself.

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