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October 20, 2017
In a letter to trustees, Rachel Toor explains why a university should take its students out of harm’s way.
October 19, 2017
It protects scientists and advances the discovery of promising treatments that can improve the lives of both people and animals, writes Mar Sanchez.

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October 19, 2017
California's plan for a year of free community college.  
October 19, 2017
Being productive by setting limits and paying attention to your fidgeting.
October 19, 2017
Is it possible that the Tesla for higher ed can can come from within higher ed?

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February 8, 2010
The New York Times last month reported a story about several politically active students who crossed the line from what the Times called “high jinks” to allegedly committing a federal felony (by breaking into the office of Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana to learn whether the Senator’s office was deliberately not answering phone calls). While this criminal activity is nothing short of outrageous, I assume it is an aberration. It is, however, connected to a bigger problem.
February 5, 2010
Maria Shine Stewart, a first timer at the annual gathering of literature and language instructors, will be paying off the trip for a while. But it was well worth it for the content and camaraderie, she writes.
February 4, 2010
Professors may get much better feedback by waiting a while -- and then asking students to reflect on what stayed with them, writes Tom Deans.
February 3, 2010
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, died last week. Scott McLemee salutes a voice of dissent.
February 3, 2010
Unlike many other, less famous writers, Howard Zinn treated a young editorial assistant like a person. Rachel Toor remembers him fondly.

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