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February 15, 2019
Scott McLemee contemplates the death of Lyndon LaRouche and the future of his movement.
February 14, 2019
Colleges and universities would be better served by focusing on the other half of strategic planning: the strategy, Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower argue.
February 13, 2019
As universities face pressure to demonstrate their value, engaged scholarship is more important than ever, Diana Brazzell writes.

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February 14, 2019
Examining those writing on the margins of Standard American English, your dissertation as a solitary practice.
February 14, 2019
Navigating alternative-academic scholarship, employment, and life.
February 14, 2019
Very short courses; talking politics; more.

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August 15, 2006
Progress in digital publishing -- some of it impressive, some of it not -- does not mean traditional books are disappearing, writes Scott W. Palmer.
August 14, 2006
Wick Sloane offers himself and his 3-point agenda. Hold on to your seats, Crimson faithful.
August 11, 2006
Nancy Cantor considers which kinds of dialogue have the most potential for success -- and why such efforts are vital for higher education and society.
August 10, 2006
Many people think they know what we should produce with the process we call a college education.  Unfortunately, they don’t agree with each other, so the topic of measuring college success provides an endless opportunity for self-assured clarity about what is not at all clear.  The current occasion for the revival of this topic, which has had various other high and low points on the national accountability agenda, comes from the Spellings commission’s discussion and draft reports that call for colleges and un
August 9, 2006
A public intellectual at Harvard has published a long-awaited collection of essays. Scott McLemee wishes you luck in finding a copy.

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