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April 19, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Nicholas Wolterstorff's Religion in the University.
April 18, 2019
Dismayed by their climatic impact, 12 scholars seek to limit carbon emissions at their own institutions as well as give suggestions for others.
April 17, 2019
Edward Tenner laments the passing of a former professor and the values he represented.

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April 21, 2019
Being a good recommender is one thing, but being a good recommendee is something different.
April 19, 2019
Gerrymandering and community colleges.  

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February 9, 2007
When there are sound reasons, college presidents can eliminate football, writes Maravene Loeschke, who explains how and why she did so.
February 8, 2007
The creators of the Collegiate Learning Assessment reply to Trudy W. Banta's essay on measuring general intellectual skills.
February 7, 2007
When dissident intellectuals in Iran appeal to colleagues in the U.S. for solidarity, the silence is often deafening. Scott McLemee interviews an activist trying to change that.
February 6, 2007
In one of his Meditations, Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher, wrote, "Time is like a river made up of events which happen, and a violent stream; for as soon as a thing has been seen, it is carried away, and another comes in its place, and this will be carried away too." This sense of being a part of a time of incessant change animates the 2006 report of the MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion. Begun in 2004, it is a rich, important document for anyone who wishes to r
February 5, 2007
Wick Sloane, again a candidate, offers his common-sense platform for leading two top liberal arts colleges.

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