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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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May 2, 2018
There are no good alternatives to free expression, write Wendy M. Williams and Stephen J. Ceci, who draw on their recent research on bias and reasoning to suggest paths forward for higher education.
May 1, 2018
A recent study questioning the value of such practices mistakenly assumes that just making them available suffices. How they are implemented is crucial, George Kuh and Jillian Kinzie write.
April 30, 2018
As colleges embrace 15 to Finish strategies to bolster completion, we must not create a situation where part-time students become even more likely to drop out, argues Karen Stout.
April 27, 2018
A lesson in Ethan Tussey’s The Procrastination Economy: The Big Business of Downtime is that a large, voracious and profitable cultural apparatus is absorbing and monetizing every second of your attention, writes Scott McLemee.
April 26, 2018
Masha Fedzechkina speaks out on behalf of those scholars who have happened to work with those accused of sexual harassment.

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