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March 6, 2015
The new edition of This Week focused on the week's undisputed big story: Sweet Briar College's surprising announcement that it would shut its doors this summer. President James F. Jones joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green to explain the college's decision and the factors behind it. Then two experts, Agnes Scott College's Elizabeth Kiss and Alice Brown, president emeritus of the Appalachian College Association, discussed the implications of Sweet Briar's decision for other private colleges and higher education generally.
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February 15, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Chris Wolff of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh explores how fear of the unknown shaped culture during the peopling of North America.
February 14, 2013
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February 14, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Chris Kirk describes what the eyes of early mammals have to say about their nocturnal lifestyle.
February 13, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Brown University's Corey Brettschneider examines American society’s ongoing struggle to minimize hate speech while preserving the First Amendment.
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