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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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January 3, 2018
The cumulative toll of events over the last few months is undeniable, writes Mary B. Marcy, but we in higher education must reaffirm our enduring purpose.
January 2, 2018
Lisa M. Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson predict the challenges that higher education will face in the coming year.
December 22, 2017
In the interest of peace on earth, Scott McLemee reviews some of the metrics that attempt to gauge the existence of other forms of life in the universe.
December 21, 2017
Such learning is not only possible but also measurable, write Rebecca and Daniel Haggerty, who describe an approach that other institutions might consider adopting.
December 20, 2017
For a variety of reasons, some historically black colleges and universities are in a death spiral and must seriously explore new options, writes Alvin J. Schexnider.

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