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February 11, 2016
Can admissions officers truly compare levels of gratitude and responsibility among applicants in any equitable way, asks Elaine Tuttle Hansen.
February 10, 2016
Scott McLemee reviews a new anthology that documents a place in which people are condemned to psychic torture so continuous it seems eternal.

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February 11, 2016 - 10:34am
Marquee events provide opportunities for institutions to run pricey advertisements, but is the risk worth the reward?
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February 11, 2016 - 3:42am
When people in academe take the high road.  

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July 11, 2008
Three weeks ago, a student, a veteran of two tours in Iraq, a sniper who had already dropped out once a year ago when three of his buddies in Iraq died in one week, handed in an essay that terrified me. “Suicide Prevention,” I discovered right away, is one of the top information requests from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home page. Before thinking about writing a column about military veterans at community colleges, I made sure the student, whom I’ll call The Student, is OK. He is.
July 10, 2008
Paula Treichler, who recently resigned from the university's board, offers an inside look at the turmoil of the last year as trustees moved to close a beloved college.
July 9, 2008
Was the new Pixar film "WALL-E" inspired by an American cultural theorist? Scott McLemee goes over the moon to find out.
July 8, 2008
Many American students and parents thirst for colleges focused on “value.” Vance Fried offers a new model.
July 7, 2008
Stephen A. Yoder describes how he responded to "Fred," who never identified himself as having the condition.

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