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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 27, 2016
Humor and gravity.
September 27, 2016
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September 7, 2007
Colleges' current methods of rewarding excellent teaching are flawed, says James D. Miller. His proposed alternative: Let students give their favorite professors cash.
September 6, 2007
Reading about the issues of the day, in French, offers new perspectives to students and their professor, writes Helen Solterer.
September 5, 2007
The late Al Shanker was both labor leader and ideological warrior. Scott McLemee interviews his biographer for a podcast.
September 4, 2007
The "ivory tower" analogy is outdated, and comparing colleges to businesses is shortsighted. Carolinda Douglass offers an alternative metaphor for higher education.
August 31, 2007
Science can't talk with faith, but philosophy can. Alan Contreras argues for a shift in who does the debating in our continuing national argument.

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