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September 20, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Manhunt: Unabomber, a dramatic miniseries about Theodore Kaczynski and his capture by the FBI.
September 19, 2017
Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

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September 20, 2017
Could the big idea that has captured so much of our higher ed imagination actually be wrong?
September 20, 2017
Basically, all flagship universities are world-class universities, but not vice-versa. They are world-class universities with a heart, essentially.

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January 28, 2010
Congress should regularly require states to maintain their spending on higher education, F. King Alexander argues.
January 27, 2010
It is not only people living on islands who count as insular -- etymology notwithstanding. Consider a recent piece by New York Times columnist David Brooks, whose usual shtick might be called “Thornstein Veblen for Dummies.” Using the disaster in Haiti following the earthquake earlier this month as his peg, Brooks diagnosed the country’s poverty and imploding civil society as byproducts of Voodoo – which, with its magical worldview, discourages rational calculation and planning.
January 26, 2010
It's time for all colleges to release an understandable report on how they measure learning, and accreditors should require such disclosure, writes Douglas C. Bennett.
January 25, 2010
Colleges and athletic departments need new policies to promote opportunity for everyone to participate in sports programs, write Pat Griffin and Helen Carroll.
January 22, 2010
Higher education leaders should work together to find an alternative to the Carnegie Unit for measuring academic credit -- unless they want the government to impose one, writes Steven D. Crow.

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