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April 26, 2017
In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.
April 26, 2017
Colleges and universities need to step up on behalf of faculty and staff members, argues an anonymous writer, and engage not simply in the prevention of suicide but also its destigmatization.

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April 26, 2017
Techniques that work for community colleges.  
April 26, 2017
It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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February 19, 2009
Adam L. Silverman, a social science advisor to the U.S. Army program, which embeds academics with brigade combat teams, explains what he does, and why.
February 18, 2009
A new book revisits Manicheaism. Scott McLemee takes a look at the world religion that didn't quite make it.
February 17, 2009
Professors don’t view academic library portals as their source for scholarly resources. Rather than fight that trend, Steven Bell writes, librarians should transform their Web sites and put their content where faculty and students can find it.
February 16, 2009
In their honest desire to satisfy the current demand for “accountability” in higher education, many academics have begun to worship at the altar of the “business model,” believing that it provides the answers to student success that they seek.
February 13, 2009
Economic turmoil, change in Washington and demographic shifts make this an ideal time to rethink the way colleges recruit and admit students, write Jerome A. Lucido and Morton Owen Schapiro.

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