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August 31, 2016
In our digital age, some people predict that writing by hand could become an antiquarian hobby, but Anne Trubek's The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting is a story of metamorphosis, not of decline, writes Scott McLemee.
August 30, 2016
Recognizing graduate students as employees is good for the whole university, argues Mary Grace B. Hébert.

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Historical arguments for a positive future.
August 31, 2016 - 8:14pm
Students and their expectations.  
August 30, 2016 - 9:04pm
“How many students does a section need to have to run?”  

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October 10, 2007
A new biography reveals Charles Schulz's personal life. But Scott McLemee looks abroad for an appreciation of his work.
October 9, 2007
It is time for departments to be honest and realistic when considering whom to hire for ethnic studies positions, and that means white people shouldn't be excluded, writes David Joseph.
October 8, 2007
On a warm Tuesday at the very end of summer, my college held its twice-yearly faculty "in-service education" day. The theme: "improving student learning outcomes" as part of the transition from a "teaching institution" to a "learning community."
October 5, 2007
A comment on a dissertation chapter, writes Jason Pickavance, has him reflecting on the student-teacher relationship -- from both sides.
October 4, 2007
The country is pouring billions into science and math education. Let's make sure the money is being spent wisely, on programs proven effective through rigorous evaluation, says W. Robert Connor.

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