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September 23, 2016
As we consider which aspects of racism we in higher education can most effectively address, we need to make our institutions ideal places for cultivating the sociological imagination, writes Judith Shapiro.
September 22, 2016
Proponents of digital badges and alternative credentials have valuable goals, writes Colin Mathews, but are pushing a universal language of credentialing that is unnecessary and unfair.

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September 25, 2016
The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests.
September 22, 2016
Star Trek, job security, movies and a future author.
September 22, 2016
Steps you can take this week, this month, and this year.

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February 6, 2009
Wick Sloane's previous offers to lead Harvard, the University of Iowa and the U.S. Education Department have been for naught. This time his alma mater has an opening, and he lays out his ideas for running the prestigious liberal arts college.
February 5, 2009
To bury the debates about whether to measure student learning, higher education -- and the new education secretary -- should do the hard work of figuring out the higher skills that students should have, writes Merilee Griffin.
February 4, 2009
Ralph Waldo Emerson ... writing instructor? Scott McLemee signs up for a workshop with the sage of Concord.
February 3, 2009
The social network site ignores the care with which academics need to calibrate the mix of private and professional in their lives, writes Alex Golub.
February 2, 2009
Some of the toughest questions in higher education would benefit from true experiments -- complete with control groups -- writes Alexandra W. Logue.

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