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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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January 23, 2018
Joanne Berger-Sweeney cites the lessons learned from a controversy at her institution involving race, politics, campus safety and competing claims of ownership over who has the right to speak and what they can and cannot say.
January 22, 2018
Richard M. Freeland suggests three ways higher education leaders can respond to declining public support and confidence.
January 19, 2018
Scott McLemee explores Michael S. A. Graziano’s The Spaces Between Us: A Story of Neuroscience, Evolution and Human Nature, which describes how we are each surrounded by a kind of invisible bubble possessing remarkable qualities.
January 18, 2018
Susan Henking shares some of the fundamental lessons she learned in merging the college she led with another.
January 17, 2018
Rather than investing in expensive building projects that can create financial and public-relations risks, writes Loren Rullman, institutions should focus on the educational case for facility development.

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