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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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May 12, 2008
The Democratic candidate and the country may benefit if he speaks out more on his unconventional views on one of higher education's most contentious issues.
May 9, 2008
The U of All People finally gets into the international exchange game. David Galef reports.
May 8, 2008
Bob Sommer wishes he could separate the classroom experience from the grading experience.
May 7, 2008
How did the life and work of the American philosopher interact? Scott McLemee interviews one of the "new sociologists of ideas"....
May 6, 2008
Kevin Carey sees flaws in the increasingly international business of rating colleges -- but also sees legitimate reasons for the comparisons.

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