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October 11, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Daniel M. Russell's The Joy of Search: A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics.
October 10, 2019
A recent court ruling affirms the vital importance of access and diversity in higher education, writes Robert W. Iuliano.
October 9, 2019
The Education Department's critique of a Middle East studies program is part of steadily growing government skepticism about the value of academic knowledge of the rest of the world, Mitchell L. Stevens and Cynthia Miller-Idriss write.

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October 13, 2019
Tips on applying for the Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program.
October 11, 2019
A question for my wise and worldly readers.
October 10, 2019
Akil Bello, someone uniquely positioned to observe the landscape of higher ed admissions, weighs in on a book lots of people are talking about.

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March 3, 2005
Intellectual Affairs has been running for just over a month now. It might be a good moment for a bit of housecleaning. Readers have contacted me about some interesting developments apropos Ayn Rand, Jacques Derrida, and the history of academic freedom -- so today's column will have the element of variety going for it. Consider it a roundup of faits divers. After all, that sounds a lot more sophisticated than "news in brief."
March 2, 2005
Rich Benjamin gets snared in the reality television craze and learns some lessons about obsession with youth and life as a gay intellectual.
March 1, 2005
Just because an African-American author turns out to be white doesn't mean that scholarship on her is any less creative....
February 28, 2005
John V. Lombardi asks and answers questions about price and selection in American higher education. The core question: Is the system fair?
February 25, 2005
As a visiting professor at Harvard, KC Johnson takes in the controversy and worries about its impact well beyond Cambridge.

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