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February 23, 2018
Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.
February 23, 2018
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.

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February 23, 2018
What does "winning" mean for a higher education institution?
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 
February 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.

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On “Everybody Draw Muhammad Day,” Eboo Patel wonders why religion has been largely left out of the college ethos of inclusiveness.
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.

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