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February 23, 2018
Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.
February 23, 2018
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.

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February 23, 2018
What does "winning" mean for a higher education institution?
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 
February 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.

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November 19, 2009
Instead of trying to turn themselves into something they're not -- a center of fundamental learning -- campus libraries should focus on their traditional core mission of supporting education and research, writes Johann Neem.
November 18, 2009
A celebrity so big that party politics can't hold her. Scott McLemee takes a look at Going Rouge.
November 17, 2009
Brian Rosenberg explains why, as a college president, he has a high bar for speaking out on public issues.
November 16, 2009
Tom Deans and Tom Roby, directors of a university's centers to help students with writing and mathematics, respectively, consider the styles, goals and metaphors of their related efforts.
November 13, 2009
Most colleges' cost cutting decisions so far have avoided rigorous reviews of academic programs. It's time for that to change, writes Tim Mann, who offers some pointers.

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