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Jan 02, 2020
Lake Superior State issues annual list of words to avoid.

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April 28, 2017
With tongue firmly in cheek, David Galef describes U of All People's quest for an appropriate commencement speaker.
April 17, 2017
A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.
March 31, 2017
David Galef describes, with tongue in cheek, the courses that today's students should take to be in the know.
January 3, 2017
A look at what happened in 2016 and what's to come in 2017 with Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual in-and-out list.
January 3, 2017
A. W. Strouse celebrates the crafting of lists -- the frivolous, the sinister, the objectionable, the inspirational -- in both literature and life.
November 18, 2016
David Galef demonstrates, with a wink, how to perfect the modest utterance that’s actually a boast.
April 1, 2016
Bryn Mawr unveils environmental replacement for email platform; new university rankings system announced; a dome is missing.
January 7, 2016
In David Galef's latest dispatch from U of All People, a professor promises to turn over a new leaf in 2016. Skepticism is warranted.
December 4, 2015
U of All People joins the legions of universities striving, against the odds, to focus more heavily on research. David Galef "reports."
October 30, 2015
A major contender in the presidential race is leaving it to join academe, at least in the dreamworld inhabited by Mark J. Drozdowski.

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