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June 30, 2015
Dan Edelstein reflects on how his mentor's pedagogy helps him to this day, but the reality that he could never impose such tough love on his own students.
June 29, 2015
At a time when many are questioning the value of humanities scholarship, the Supreme Court ruling on right to marriage shows the creative impact of such research, Johann Neem writes.

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June 30, 2015 - 3:00am
Very few major gift stories appeal to journalists quite like Harvard’s recent $400 million donation, but you can make a media splash with gift news -- even when the sums are smaller.
June 29, 2015 - 9:12pm
The report whose findings don't look good.

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September 20, 2007
Emphasis on college costs is obscuring problems that keep many people out of higher education, writes John B. Simpson.
September 19, 2007
A few months back, Intellectual Affairs reported on the work of a couple of social scientists who were studying the contemporary antiwar movement. They have been showing up at the national demonstrations over the past several years and – with the help of assistants instructed in a method of random sampling – conducting surveys of the participants. The data so harvested was then coded and fed into a computer, and the responses cross-correlated in order to find any patterns hidden in the data.
September 18, 2007
“HITS WITH THE APPROXIMATE FORCE AND EFFECT OF ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY” raved Roger Kimball’s review in The New York Times, as quoted on the paperback jacket of Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind, a surprise best-seller in 1987 and the opening salvo in a ceaseless conservative war against the academic and cultural left.
September 17, 2007
Anyone looking for an Information Obfuscator, Lunchtime Banterer, or Marxist Turncoat? It's high time for humanists to market their underappreciated skills to the private sector, Kerry Soper argues.
September 14, 2007
The late president's legacy left an unfortunate legacy for academic publishing -- one that needs to be challenged, writes James F. Reische.

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