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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 28, 2016
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September 28, 2016
A public discussion.  
September 27, 2016
Humor and gravity.

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July 13, 2016
Machiavelli's name has long been synonymous with political skulduggery, but Maurizio Viroli offers us a kinder, gentler Machiavelli -- someone who kept the common good in mind in ways greatly lacking in this election year, writes Scott McLemee.
July 12, 2016
A proposed new federal rule could have unintended negative ramifications for historically black colleges and universities, argues Julianne Malveaux.
July 11, 2016
Contrary to college standing as an open thoroughfare for Americans wanting to improve their lives, it has become a gated toll road primarily available to those from middle-class and upper-class families, argues Jeffrey J. Williams.
July 8, 2016
In an age of narcissism, we need to protect professors by putting cameras in the classroom, argues Amir Azarvan.
July 7, 2016
Some of the money going to fund the best graduate students at the most elite institutions should be redirected to less wealthy ones -- where Ph.D. recipients become good science teachers but not always research stars, argues Mark Montgomery.

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