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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 27, 2016
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September 27, 2016
MacArthur 100 Million and Change.

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June 27, 2007
The cliché of the absent-minded, asexual professor is dead. Scott McLemee looks at "the new academic stereotype."
June 26, 2007
In the movie "Ghostbusters," Dan Aykroyd commiserates with Bill Murray after the two lose their jobs as university researchers. “Personally, I like the university. They gave us money and facilities, and we didn’t have to produce anything. You’ve never been out of college. You don’t know what it’s like out there. I’ve worked in the private sector.
June 25, 2007
Proposed regulations about military recruiting and ROTC threaten key academic values, writes John K. Wilson.
June 22, 2007
The current approach often confuses, or misleads, students and families about what college will cost them, says Mark Kantrowitz. He offers a proposal for change.
June 21, 2007
Moving to the tenure track means rethinking walls between professional and personal identity, writes Alex Golub.

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