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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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November 18, 2016
David Galef demonstrates, with a wink, how to perfect the modest utterance that’s actually a boast.
November 17, 2016
Despite expanding legalization of recreational marijuana, regular cannabis use has the potential to adversely impact students’ personal happiness and productivity throughout college and for years to follow, says Jon Porter.
November 16, 2016
Scott McLemee delves into The Quantified Self by Deborah Lupton, a study of how digital self-tracking is insinuating itself into every nook and cranny of human experience.
November 16, 2016
Matthew Boedy, a professor who played an active role in the successful fight against legislation to allow guns on campuses in Georgia, shares the lessons he learned.
November 15, 2016
The traditional definition of at-risk students is wrong, and we need to do more to help students caught in an institutional blind spot, write Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.

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