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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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June 6, 2005
Imagine a college student returning to campus next fall and being greeted by a student government representative who asks her if she is devoutly religious or not. She answers “yes” and the representative responds, “I am sorry, the student government has decided that the separation of church and state means that, as state college, we have to be free of religious students.
June 3, 2005
Outside efforts to measure student performance may rankle college officials, but it's their own fault, John V. Lombardi says.
June 2, 2005
Scott McLemee ties up some loose ends from recent columns.
June 1, 2005
Terry Caesar reflects on academics' ambivalence and ignorance about money.
May 31, 2005
In lobbying for the historical profession, it's all about the dead presidents.

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