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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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December 1, 2009
Bob Blaisdell considers what perfection looks like to students.
November 30, 2009
Jamshed Bharucha considers the differing challenges facing higher education in India and the United States.
November 25, 2009
It is possible that I have too many books. There, I said it. (That felt weird.)
November 24, 2009
The survey of student engagement has been widely embraced as an accountability tool. But it's flawed as a measure of campus learning, Mark Schneider writes, and even weaker when used for comparing colleges.
November 23, 2009
Timothy Burke wonders whether students -- despite all the speaking they do in college -- learn how to talk about themselves and their ideas.

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