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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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July 7, 2010
A new book looks at how language conceals meaning. Scott McLemee puzzles over it.
July 6, 2010
Just because public colleges can require student organizations to welcome everyone as members doesn't mean that's the best option, writes Shapri D. LoMaglio.
July 6, 2010
The Supreme Court's ruling on student organizations may end up playing a key role in the legal debate over gay marriage, writes Linda Hirshman.
July 2, 2010
The future of leading public institutions is too important to be left to individual states, writes John B. Simpson.
July 1, 2010
Elizabeth Grant wonders whether her students really know the sun, and how she can best teach them.

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