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September 30, 2016
A new report from the Council of Economic Advisers details how the Obama administration's higher ed policies over the last seven years have begun to pay off, write Sandra Black and Jason Furman.
September 30, 2016
A major criticism from students who have dropped out of graduate school is the lack of support they received from their professors, write Melissa A. Brevetti and Dana Ford.

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October 1, 2016
Anyone who reads the vast, rapidly expanding literature on innovation in higher education will be struck by the pervasiveness of certain discourses and tropes.  Three stand out.
September 29, 2016
Others are planning on the university of the future, and most aren't going to like it.
September 29, 2016
Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

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March 31, 2008
Bruce Simon writes about how the debate looks when your institution's entire budget would be a rounding error for Harvard, and offers suggestions for the wealthiest universities.
March 28, 2008
Universities that want to really have an impact on global climate change should focus on their research and spurring the creation of green businesses, writes Larry Edward Penley.
March 27, 2008
Terry Caesar recalls presentations in search of an audience, and other awkward moments.
March 26, 2008
The decade is winding down. Scott McLemee wonders what it was all about...
March 25, 2008
With American society divided for and against the war, returning veterans tend to be viewed more as issues than as individuals. Recent news media coverage has focused on stories about soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who have become violent criminals and on the trials of wounded vets who receive substandard medical treatment. Unquestionably, these are important issues.

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