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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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May 19, 2010
The historian Michael Bellesiles is making a comeback. Scott McLemee remembers why he had to leave in the first place.
May 18, 2010
One of the ways professors help their students is making distinctions among them, writes Leonard Cassuto.
May 17, 2010
John Protevi considers why so many American academics have joined the fight to save a noted philosophy program at a British university.
May 14, 2010
Like many less-established institutions, U of All People can't compete for high-profile commencement speakers. David Galef gets inside the discussions there about how to rectify the situation.
May 13, 2010
Wick Sloane has a plan to make room for thousands of qualified community college graduates at elite institutions -- by letting elite high schools award bachelor's degrees.

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