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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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March 2, 2007
A scholar of gang rape on campuses writes that even if no assault took place, the lacrosse party is part of a disturbing pattern and the athletes aren't heroes.
March 1, 2007
"Finish in four, I promise!" That is what Northern Arizona University is telling its incoming students. With a little better advising and a binding contract to take 15 credits per semester, the university promises that students can complete their undergrad degrees in four years.
February 28, 2007
Will bringing in an inspirational speaker cure the faculty blues? Scott McLemee describes a skirmish in the culture wars.
February 27, 2007
As the nation’s registrars gather this week in Boston, Wick Sloane applies a dash of Open Source thinking to the costly, intractable data, articulation, credit-transfer muddle in higher education.  
February 26, 2007
As her academic career evolves, Amy L. Wink reconsiders the books she needs to have, and those she can give up.

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