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October 19, 2018
In On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees encourages us to think beyond the new norms of diminished and collapsing expectations, writes Scott McLemee.
October 19, 2018
Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.
October 18, 2018
Stephen J. Ceci, Scott O. Lilienfeld and Wendy M. Williams suggest a possible solution to the thorny debate over the practice.

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October 21, 2018
Facebook's bad data ruined lives. Are we sufficiently vigilant in education?
October 21, 2018
Lessons in teaching undergraduates from across the (imagined) Humanities/STEM line.
October 19, 2018
FAFSA, debt relief, comic relief.

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July 14, 2011
In an excerpt from their new book, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring describe why universities are at great risk, but also poised for an innovation-fueled renaissance.
July 13, 2011
No one would think of the call for papers as a literary genre. But the CFP can be distinguished from the usual run of academic memoranda by its appeal to the reader’s curiosity, ambition, and capacity to daydream -- and occasionally by its test of one’s power to suspend disbelief.
July 12, 2011
Countries value universities that promote economic growth, but those who conduct international ratings are oblivious, writes Indira Samarasekera.
July 11, 2011
Policy makers often talk about community colleges "serving" low-income students. For-profit colleges do that, too, writes Arthur Keiser.
July 8, 2011
Every so often, one scholar will assess another’s book so harshly that it becomes legendary. The most durable example must be A.E. Housman, whose anti-blurbs retain their sting after a century and more. Housman is best-known for the verse in his collection A Shropeshire Lad (1896). But classicists still remember his often pointed reviews of other philologists’ editions of ancient poetry, and can sometimes quote snippets from memory.

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