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October 19, 2018
In On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees encourages us to think beyond the new norms of diminished and collapsing expectations, writes Scott McLemee.
October 19, 2018
Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.
October 18, 2018
Stephen J. Ceci, Scott O. Lilienfeld and Wendy M. Williams suggest a possible solution to the thorny debate over the practice.

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October 19, 2018
FAFSA, debt relief, comic relief.
October 19, 2018
The college presidency.
October 18, 2018
Why this excellent book gets higher education completely wrong.

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April 15, 2011
This year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament is likely to be remembered not only for a championship game in which both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket, but also for the extraordinary media coverage it attracted to the issue of whether big-time college athletes should be paid. Special shows on PBS and other networks about paying college athletes were promoted as aggressively as the games themselves.
April 14, 2011
If we had our choice, Sarah Lawrence would never be listed among the most expensive colleges in America.
April 13, 2011
A sociologist's new book tracks the proliferation of awards in American culture. Scott McLemee wonders if we're all really winners.
April 12, 2011
International educators need to be aware how their work can be used -- and misused -- for political purposes, writes Mark A. Ashwill.
April 11, 2011
A new report asserts that higher ed can double production of degrees with no more public money. Really? At what cost? asks Garrison Walters.

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