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June 19, 2018
Despite a silence that is “brutal,” the medical profession has known for decades that significant numbers are being sexually harassed on campuses, argues Billie Wright Dziech.
June 18, 2018
Shawna Shapiro surveys students in the wake of a controversy at her institution and discovers insights into what’s missing in the discourse.

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June 19, 2018
What higher ed can learn from premium brands about gimmicks.
June 19, 2018
The pitfalls that plague higher education communications have remained fairly consistent over the last 40 years. Donna Lehmann takes a look at the history of viewbooks and recaps some of those challenges.
June 19, 2018
On AP exams and those who take them.  

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January 22, 2010
Higher education leaders should work together to find an alternative to the Carnegie Unit for measuring academic credit -- unless they want the government to impose one, writes Steven D. Crow.
January 22, 2010
There is no national emergency, writes Bernard Fryshman: Higher education's longstanding method of defining academic credit remains valid today.
January 21, 2010
Even old news can be dismal, and that is the case at hand. For about 40 years, by my calculation, American universities have been admitting too many candidates for doctorates in the liberal arts and the social sciences and, startling attrition along the way notwithstanding, have produced too great a supply of Ph.D.'s for a dwindling demand. There are proposed remedies for this injustice that prepares people exclusively for work that will not be available to them, but I want to address a different problem.
January 20, 2010
The psychiatric emergency room is where people have the worst day of their lives. Scott McLemee recommends a gripping memoir.
January 19, 2010
Are students lazy, technologically sophisticated or both? Jerry Pattengale evaluates the evidence.

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