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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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October 9, 2009
David Galef shares a memo distributed by the henchman (er, administrator) hired to enforce the furloughs at U of All People.
October 8, 2009
A strategy focused on coordination, goals, data and results (and a willingness to make adjustments) can change higher education, writes Alexandra W. Logue.
October 7, 2009
Need a guide to vocabulary in the focative case? Scott McLemee looks at the definitive study of "the F word."
October 6, 2009
While seeking to make college more affordable and accessible, the Obama administration has launched a worrisome but largely unnoticed assault upon the nation’s publishers and the vibrant market in online learning. The U.S. House has approved a White House-backed provision to provide $500 million to develop free, and “freely available,” online college courses.
October 5, 2009
Academe has a unique ability to promote political civility in the United States, writes Susan Herbst.

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