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February 23, 2018
Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.
February 23, 2018
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.

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February 23, 2018
What does "winning" mean for a higher education institution?
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 
February 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.

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October 19, 2010
To understand rising tuition rates, focus less on colleges and more on broad economic trends, write Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman.
October 18, 2010
Robert Schmuhl writes about how he tries to engage the public with nonpartisan analysis based on scholarship -- and manages to offend all sides.
October 15, 2010
The various players in higher ed policy -- governments, accreditors, institutions and families -- should take on roles that suit them and stop overreaching, A. Lee Fritschler and Arthur Hauptman argue.
October 14, 2010
Dan Edelstein wonders if elite colleges, by making the undergraduate experience so enticing and expensive, are unintentionally diverting students from the humanities.
October 13, 2010
The C.L.R. James Library stands fast -- and Amazon launches the digital pamphlet. Scott McLemee reports.

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