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March 22, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.
March 22, 2019
We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.
March 21, 2019
Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.

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March 24, 2019
Revision strategies for your next big writing project.
March 22, 2019
Responding to "no fair"; concepts of meritocracy; "Network" on Broadway.
March 21, 2019
Reflections on last Friday's climate strike.

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September 16, 2011
It's job search season, writes David Galef, and the history department at U of All People needs a chair that's more than a piece of furniture.
September 15, 2011
Just because higher education isn't going away doesn't mean that those arguing that radical change is on the way are incorrect, writes Michael Staton.
September 14, 2011
Politicians and academics occupy different spheres. Scott McLemee looks at a new book on statecraft and scholarship.
September 13, 2011
Even if lawmakers don't seem aware of how they could use research to improve the economy, colleges need to push ahead, writes Richard S. Herrick.
September 12, 2011
U.S. News could -- if it wanted -- focus attention on the way colleges enroll (or fail to enroll) disadvantaged students, writes Catharine Hill.

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