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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 18, 2018
Robert Kelchen's new book.
February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 

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March 31, 2010
Is it a tool, a literary genre, or a nervous tic? Scott McLemee jots down some thoughts.
March 30, 2010
Moving past debates over which works belong in the canon, colleges are finding ways to help students experience the overarching narratives of civilization, writes Dan Edelstein.
March 29, 2010
College presidents have no business devoting the hours they do to helping run companies, writes Pablo Eisenberg.
March 26, 2010
Higher education is transforming. Which side of history are you on? Anya Kamenetz asks.
March 25, 2010
California law alters how community colleges are financed -- and may fix problems that have plagued system since passage of Prop 13.

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