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June 22, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.
June 21, 2018
Deborah Parker describes how it feels to be an Asian faculty member in Italian, a field in which there are very few minorities, and how greater diversification offers a way forward.

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June 21, 2018
Narrow and deep, or broad and shallow?
June 21, 2018
Libraries have had a long time to develop a set of core values. What if those were applied to our broader information environment?

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July 15, 2011
The outposts being created around the world are vulnerable in many ways, writes Philip G. Altbach.
July 14, 2011
In an excerpt from their new book, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring describe why universities are at great risk, but also poised for an innovation-fueled renaissance.
July 13, 2011
No one would think of the call for papers as a literary genre. But the CFP can be distinguished from the usual run of academic memoranda by its appeal to the reader’s curiosity, ambition, and capacity to daydream -- and occasionally by its test of one’s power to suspend disbelief.
July 12, 2011
Countries value universities that promote economic growth, but those who conduct international ratings are oblivious, writes Indira Samarasekera.
July 11, 2011
Policy makers often talk about community colleges "serving" low-income students. For-profit colleges do that, too, writes Arthur Keiser.

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