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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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March 15, 2011
Last December, many of us watched as Congress passed the historic repeal of the military's "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy, a move hailed as the most significant piece of federal legislation to advance the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons in the history of the United States. The policy, in the words of President Obama, forced "young men and women to lie about who they are" and denied them the right to serve their country solely on the basis of "who they love."
March 14, 2011
An instructor and a student share lessons they learned from a class in which university students taught Russian literature at a juvenile correctional facility.
March 11, 2011
The disconnect between President Obama’s completion goals and his Education Department’s policies is wide and growing, writes John Ebersole.
March 10, 2011
Toughening the association's eligibility standards for freshmen by reinstating a test score cutoff would discriminate against athletes ill-served by their high schools, writes Bradley Bethel.
March 9, 2011
Zimbabwean activists may face death for gathering to discuss Egypt and Tunisia. Scott McLemee looks beyond Facebook activism.

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