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August 31, 2016
In our digital age, some people predict that writing by hand could become an antiquarian hobby, but Anne Trubek's The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting is a story of metamorphosis, not of decline, writes Scott McLemee.
August 30, 2016
Recognizing graduate students as employees is good for the whole university, argues Mary Grace B. Hébert.

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August 31, 2016 - 9:00pm
Historical arguments for a positive future.
August 31, 2016 - 8:14pm
Students and their expectations.  
August 30, 2016 - 9:04pm
“How many students does a section need to have to run?”  

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July 13, 2016
Machiavelli's name has long been synonymous with political skulduggery, but Maurizio Viroli offers us a kinder, gentler Machiavelli -- someone who kept the common good in mind in ways greatly lacking in this election year, writes Scott McLemee.
July 12, 2016
A proposed new federal rule could have unintended negative ramifications for historically black colleges and universities, argues Julianne Malveaux.
July 11, 2016
Contrary to college standing as an open thoroughfare for Americans wanting to improve their lives, it has become a gated toll road primarily available to those from middle-class and upper-class families, argues Jeffrey J. Williams.
July 8, 2016
In an age of narcissism, we need to protect professors by putting cameras in the classroom, argues Amir Azarvan.
July 7, 2016
Some of the money going to fund the best graduate students at the most elite institutions should be redirected to less wealthy ones -- where Ph.D. recipients become good science teachers but not always research stars, argues Mark Montgomery.

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