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April 27, 2017
Colleges need to focus more on the particular needs of international students, who can often feel as if they are valued merely for the money they bring to their institutions, argues Rick Turner.
April 26, 2017
In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.

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April 26, 2017
Techniques that work for community colleges.  
April 26, 2017
It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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June 9, 2008
To reach disadvantaged students, colleges need to move beyond minor curricular enhancements and build on bolder initiatives being tried at some community colleges, writes Vincent Tinto.
June 6, 2008
I've been thinking a lot about death lately.
June 5, 2008
Community college graduation rates may seem low, but Wick Sloane looks at the stories behind the graduates themselves.
June 4, 2008
What are the potential crossover books from university presses in the fall? Scott McLemee begins the survey...
June 3, 2008
Many years ago, I was at a New York Philharmonic concert with my husband. Isaac Stern was performing, and given his age, I was thrilled to be in the audience. I had a similar reaction each time I watched Leonard Bernstein conduct in his later years. I thought each performance might be his last. In the middle of the second movement of the first piece, Stern, seated next to the conductor, just stopped playing. Literally. A hush fell over the auditorium. The orchestra’s sound petered out – instrument by instrument. The audience had that “what just happened?” look.

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