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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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May 4, 2009
The recession and resulting budget cuts endanger key university and state efforts that promote economic growth, writes Roger L. Geiger.
May 1, 2009
Congress's new attention to textbook issues, through the Higher Education Act, will bring transparency, some new technology, and new challenges to campus stores and those responsible for them, Kenneth C. Green writes.
April 30, 2009
Colleges should state as policy that professors should treat each other with some degree of courtesy and professionalism, writes Michael Fischer.
April 29, 2009
It's a stew of man, bird, and pig -- and Mike Davis warned about it four years ago. Scott McLemee catches up.
April 28, 2009
The January concert at the Lincoln Memorial celebrating the inauguration of President Barack Obama offered many stirring moments, but perhaps its highlight was Pete Seeger leading a chorus of hundreds of thousands of people singing "This Land Is Your Land." This is where Americans expect to see Pete Seeger, raising his voice for change, even when it’s cold outside.

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