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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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January 12, 2011
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper" is a feminist classic. Scott McLemee looks into the story behind the story.
January 11, 2011
A great deal of work and learning -- and less ideal activities -- unfold on campuses overnight. Colleges should pay more attention to what happens then, writes Lee Burdette Williams.
January 11, 2011
The entire nation is reeling with the devastating events in Tucson and the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords. While we do not yet know the full details of this tragedy, nor do we understand the true motivation that led to the killings, authorities indicate she was the clear target. We all struggle to understand how anyone could do something so heinous.
January 10, 2011
Will Hochman responds to an anonymous poem about leaving an academic career with a poem about staying.
January 7, 2011
Like many colleges, U of All People still seems to be putting up facilities even as it is slashing budgets elsewhere. David Galef reports.

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