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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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February 15, 2017
A new documentary and a book from Denmark point to the dangers and dead ends of the self-transformation industry, says Scott McLemee
February 14, 2017
Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and “red-state” America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion?
February 13, 2017
In the aftermath of the election, this semester offers something far broader than a single teachable moment, writes Daniel F. Chambliss. It may, in fact, mean a reappreciation of higher education’s relevance to real life.
February 10, 2017
Kevin Carey remembers the founder and president of Complete College America, who spent his life helping needy students get an education.
February 10, 2017
In the wake of the recent women’s march, Betty M. Bayer analyzes the meaning of Seneca Falls -- and its role not only in the past but also the future of women’s and gender movements around equality and racial justice.

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