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June 30, 2015
Dan Edelstein reflects on how his mentor's pedagogy helps him to this day, but the reality that he could never impose such tough love on his own students.
June 29, 2015
At a time when many are questioning the value of humanities scholarship, the Supreme Court ruling on right to marriage shows the creative impact of such research, Johann Neem writes.

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June 30, 2015 - 3:00am
Very few major gift stories appeal to journalists quite like Harvard’s recent $400 million donation, but you can make a media splash with gift news -- even when the sums are smaller.
June 29, 2015 - 9:12pm
The report whose findings don't look good.

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September 1, 2006
As a teacher of writing and literature at Salem State College, I hear a lot of stories. My students, although they may never have ventured more than 20 miles from where they were born, bring hard lessons of endurance to the classroom that seem more profound than any I'd had at their age. For years I've believed that they bring a certain wisdom to the class, a wisdom that doesn't score on the SAT or other standardized tests. The old teaching cliché -- I learn from my students -- feels true, but it is hard to explain. I'm not particularly naïve. I know that life can be difficult.
August 31, 2006
Just because professors disagree with a policy doesn't mean it violates fundamental rights, writes John Friedl.
August 30, 2006
After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.
August 29, 2006
Forcing himself to assign a letter to a student makes Terry Caesar think about all the implications of grading.
August 28, 2006
Fleur LaDouleur learned some unusual lessons on her summer vacation.

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