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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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December 2, 2010
The push for performance-based funding, built on data and other outcomes, exaggerates the likely results, Garrison Walters writes.
December 1, 2010
Once, it was dangerous for professors to publish too much. Scott McLemee takes a trip to Geezer Junction.
November 30, 2010
In the midst of an economic crisis, financial literacy programs at colleges around the country are expanding.
November 29, 2010
Robert J. Sternberg, after working for more than 40 years in elite private institutions, describes how moving to a land-grant has changed his perceptions.
November 24, 2010
At the start of the Great Depression, a moonlighting professor described U.S. culture perfectly. Scott McLemee unearths a classic.

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