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March 29, 2017
The eminent New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell profiled the greatest anthropologist in the world -- and his fans somehow forgot about it for decades. Scott McLemee reports from the scene of the excavation.
March 29, 2017
We can talk about teaching and student success without cherry-picking anecdotes that demean those who populate our classrooms, argues Joshua Eyler.

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March 29, 2017
"Group project" are the words students dread most. Here's a technique to make them work better.
March 29, 2017
The discussion goes national (again).

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May 9, 2008
The U of All People finally gets into the international exchange game. David Galef reports.
May 8, 2008
Bob Sommer wishes he could separate the classroom experience from the grading experience.
May 7, 2008
How did the life and work of the American philosopher interact? Scott McLemee interviews one of the "new sociologists of ideas"....
May 6, 2008
Kevin Carey sees flaws in the increasingly international business of rating colleges -- but also sees legitimate reasons for the comparisons.
May 5, 2008
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2008 the International Year of Languages. Koïchiro Matsuura, director-general of UNESCO, has said: “Languages are indeed essential to the identity of groups and individuals and to their peaceful coexistence. They constitute a strategic factor of progress towards sustainable development and a harmonious relationship between the global and the local context.” To achieve these goals, cultures and languages can and should play a central role at all levels of education.

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