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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 27, 2016
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September 27, 2016
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November 20, 2007
The Conference on Cold Fusion. Esperanto Again. David Galef offers a look at the academic meetings at which the faculty of U. of All People hopes to vacation, er, develop scholarly expertise this winter.
November 19, 2007
Reaching working class students requires not just professors' good will, but concrete efforts, writes Shari Dinkins.
November 16, 2007
Jason B. Jones writes that, done correctly, the kinds of statistical analysis politicians want in assessment systems can point to tough and important questions for professors and administrators to consider.
November 15, 2007
The latest salvo in the entertainment industry's campaign against illegal downloading of movies and music -- aided and abetted by Congress -- is wrong, and students should help fight it, Kenneth C. Green argues.
November 14, 2007
The oral historian Studs Terkel now tells his life's story. Scott McLemee listens to a puzzling silence in the tale.

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