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June 23, 2017
The White House’s proposed budget cuts to language and exchange programs will make America less able to communicate with and understand our allies and potential adversaries abroad, argues Karl Eikenberry.
June 22, 2017
Cathy Sandeen looks back at her past predictions and claims about massive open online courses to see how they’ve held up.

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June 22, 2017
Writer Duff Brenna reviews Jack Driscoll's eleventh book, a collection of stories.
June 22, 2017
The TOS that we haven't read.
June 22, 2017
New York 2140, Change Agent, The Collapsing Empire, and the Expeditionary Force Series.

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January 21, 2010
Even old news can be dismal, and that is the case at hand. For about 40 years, by my calculation, American universities have been admitting too many candidates for doctorates in the liberal arts and the social sciences and, startling attrition along the way notwithstanding, have produced too great a supply of Ph.D.'s for a dwindling demand. There are proposed remedies for this injustice that prepares people exclusively for work that will not be available to them, but I want to address a different problem.
January 20, 2010
The psychiatric emergency room is where people have the worst day of their lives. Scott McLemee recommends a gripping memoir.
January 19, 2010
Are students lazy, technologically sophisticated or both? Jerry Pattengale evaluates the evidence.
January 18, 2010
With the system of higher education self-regulation under intense scrutiny, Judith Eaton envisions what its next iteration might look like.
January 15, 2010
Tracy Fitzsimmons considers what colleges are well positioned to do, what they may not be able to do, and why a long-term perspective is needed.

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