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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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April 26, 2007
All Texas parents keep a watchful eye on their progeny's performance in high school, knowing that a "top 10 percent" class rank guarantees admission to the state college of their choice. There are variants in other states, but this is the best known. Acclaimed by many for opening doors to higher education for disadvantaged students at the state's most prestigious university, the program is now the target of sharp criticism from the University of Texas at Austin.
April 25, 2007
If college leaders want to learn how to recruit female scientists, they might want to visit the U. of Maryland-Baltimore County.
April 24, 2007
The best way to ward off government-imposed accountability is for higher education leaders to do the job themselves, argues Richard Hersh.
April 23, 2007
Kazim Ali discarded a box of contest entries and found himself considered a security risk. He writes about what it's like when innocent actions make you a suspect.
April 20, 2007
The Virginia Tech shootings have prompted calls for tougher campus mental health policies. Ira Socol suggests colleges go the other way.

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