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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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December 15, 2016
Our country must appreciate the value of postdoctoral education and do more to ensure that it flourishes, writes David Silbersweig.
December 14, 2016
In a new book, Timothy Recuber explores how the media cover disasters like the Virginia Tech shootings -- but sometimes in problematic ways, writes Scott McLemee.
December 14, 2016
Pete Mackey describes four pillars that must serve as the foundation for how colleges and universities communicate in this new era.
December 13, 2016
After getting the election wrong, academics are now at a crossroads, writes Elaine Howard Ecklund, and the way forward is to pursue something we don’t hear often on university campuses.
December 12, 2016
Dozens of academic disciplines can offer meaningful insight into our current political landscape, writes Brian Farkas, even those that seem less obvious on first blush.

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