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January 18, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
January 17, 2017
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.

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January 18, 2017
“I need this class to stay on my parents’ health insurance.”
January 18, 2017
A librarian explains why grad students should consult her colleagues more often.
January 18, 2017
This year, take risks that are bold enough to break through.

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August 5, 2009
Scott McLemee looks at four recent university press titles that almost slipped under the radar.
August 4, 2009
We all owe Catherine Watt, the former Clemson administrator who gave a well-publicized presentation on her university’s efforts to improve its U.S. News & World Report ranking, our gratitude.
August 3, 2009
Rob Franciosi thought his students shared too much. Then he had something to share.
July 31, 2009
It’s a dramatic tale: The story of the once-wealthy institution that houses America’s smartest -- our leading university, perhaps the world’s -- now just scraping by. Searches frozen and secretaries dismissed, hot breakfasts suspended, trash piled high: Harvard is “poor,” its endowment “collapsed,” according to Vanity Fair magazine.
July 30, 2009
Those who fear that the sector is ailing should take a closer look at public institutions that aren't afraid to mix accounting courses with their philosophy offerings, writes Bill Spellman.

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