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July 28, 2016
Lincoln University’s decision to suspend its history major ignores W. E. B. Du Bois’s belief in the power of history to shape lives in the present and his vision of the university as a center to help reconstruct the world, argues J. Mark Leslie.
July 27, 2016
In Return to Cold War, Robert Legvold gives a succinct, lucid, fairly dispassionate and almost incessantly even-handed presentation of relations between the United States and Russia, writes Scott McLemee.

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July 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
Any higher ed lessons from this very funny book?
July 26, 2016 - 9:07pm
A new book looks at the issues libraries face and proposes six steps toward “Reimagining the Academic Library.”
July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
A wonderful novel that offers a bleak picture of American life in 2029.

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June 19, 2008
The Senate Finance Committee's interest in how Harvard spends its billions has troubling implications that extend to everyone in the nonprofit sector, warns Bernard Fryshman.
June 18, 2008
Scott McLemee continues his preview of the publishing season ahead.
June 17, 2008
Phil Ray Jack shares the realities of long-term adjunct status -- and what it means to finally gain a permanent position.
June 16, 2008
As summer begins, negotiations in the so-called Doha Round of world trade talks again heat up as countries jockey to retain their protection for domestic industries such as agriculture and to restrict non-agricultural market access. U.S. presidential candidates are focusing a lot of attention on issues of trade and immigration. The candidates blame a slowing U.S. economy and big jumps in the unemployment rate on NAFTA, Chinese currency policy, dependence on foreign oil, and globalization.
June 13, 2008
Judith Shapiro considers the state of anti-intellectualism and the responsibility of the educated to counter it.

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