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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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December 8, 2010
A new book looks at the history of the human rights movement and reaches surprising conclusions. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
December 7, 2010
John Warner shares the memo you may soon receive.
December 6, 2010
On November 17, an article here entitled “Is Higher Ed Ready to Change?” referred to “the embrace of the necessity and inevitability of fundamental change in higher education.” It went on to characterize faculty as skeptics about change and acknowledged a certain amount of scapegoating of faculty, stating:
December 3, 2010
Can scholars plagiarize themselves? Perry A. Zirkel examines one case and its implications.
December 2, 2010
The push for performance-based funding, built on data and other outcomes, exaggerates the likely results, Garrison Walters writes.

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