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August 31, 2016
In our digital age, some people predict that writing by hand could become an antiquarian hobby, but Anne Trubek's The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting is a story of metamorphosis, not of decline, writes Scott McLemee.
August 30, 2016
Recognizing graduate students as employees is good for the whole university, argues Mary Grace B. Hébert.

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August 30, 2016 - 9:04pm
“How many students does a section need to have to run?”  
August 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
 The paradox of growth being good for the platform, but bad for its users.
August 30, 2016 - 8:02pm
A review of Ingrid Burrington's new book, Networks of New York.

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October 31, 2008
I distinctly recall the first day of graduate school. Some of my classmates knew the field’s top-tier journals, the term “anonymous peer reviewing,” and each professor’s research area of expertise. I was a neophyte with raw, analytical skills, no publications, a healthy ego and a desire to teach at a small, liberal arts college, much like my alma mater. I soon learned my discipline – the jargon, the journals and the gossip.
October 30, 2008
David Galef describes U of All People's humble effort to streamline its advice on advising for students and faculty members.
October 29, 2008
Why, after 30 years of deregulation, is the state bigger than ever? Scott McLemee checks out a new book on the paradox.
October 28, 2008
His anthropology research leaves Alex Golub with an uncomfortable conclusion: Sometimes a "sink or swim" pedagogy makes sense.
October 27, 2008
Academics should be paying close attention to the political debates about loyalty to the United States, writes Milton Greenberg.

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