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February 22, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Joan Wallach Scott's Knowledge, Power and Academic Freedom.
February 21, 2019
When numbers are misused in a way that reinforces an idea that such institutions are less than most of higher education, we should respond, argues Walter Kimbrough.
February 20, 2019
Expanding access to lower-cost and more flexible training programs must be tied to measurable job outcomes, General Assembly officials argue.

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February 22, 2019
Trustees, degrees, slang.
February 21, 2019
Alternative academic scholarship and practice.
February 21, 2019
A combination of work, graduate school, and life experiences can sometimes be a catalyst for career opportunities.

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October 27, 2005
"Whoever cannot give to himself an adequate account of the past three thousand years," said Goethe, "remains in darkness, without history, living from day to day." That is an expression of a bedrock principle of liberal humanism, European-style. It takes the existence of the educated individual as its basic unit of reference -- its gold standard. But it also judges the quality of that existence by how much the individual has spent in acquiring a sense of the past.
October 26, 2005
Isolation is one of the biggest enemies of grad students, and yet is all too prevalent, writes Gina Hiatt.
October 25, 2005
As the holiday season approaches, Scott McLemee contemplates made-up traditions -- and his own future in the remainder bin.
October 24, 2005
Academics worry too much about consumer values in higher education, but Alex Golub writes that it's not about the money -- it's about the relationship.
October 21, 2005
Sometimes our tools are our politics, and that’s not always a good thing. Last week, the Copyright Clearance Center announced that it would integrate a “Copyright Permissions Building Block” function directly into Blackboard’s course management tools.

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