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September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.
September 23, 2016
As we consider which aspects of racism we in higher education can most effectively address, we need to make our institutions ideal places for cultivating the sociological imagination, writes Judith Shapiro.

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September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.
September 26, 2016
Thinking about our research soundscapes.
September 25, 2016
There's good reasons why C students in intro courses are less likely to graduate.

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February 18, 2008
Barbara Fister sees common issues -- and reasons for scholars to pay closer attention -- in the debates over Facebook privacy, Google's library project, and the relationship between academics, libraries and journals.
February 15, 2008
Andrew Ross questions the motives and assumptions behind the push by American universities to open campuses abroad.
February 14, 2008
Valentine's Day. Time to pull out your Shakespeare's Sonnets, choose one to type up in a fancy font for that special someone, and deliver it with a box of chocolates. But as you thumb through the sonnets you begin wonder why they ever got connected with romance in the first place. Here's one that begins "When forty winters shall beseige thy brow / And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field." A warning about growing less beautiful with age isn't going to win anyone's heart -- especially someone who's seen 40 winters.
February 13, 2008
There is more to Richard Posner's book on public intellectuals than the Top 100 list. Scott McLemee revisits it....
February 12, 2008
Should college and university professors alone have their work protected by "the scholar's woolen cloak?" Alan Contreras can't imagine why.

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