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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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June 22, 2010
In 2009 a group of 42 researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs met together at the invitation of Union Square Ventures, a venture capital firm, to discuss how the Web could transform education. A major theme of the daylong discussion, which took place under the theme "Hacking Education," was "unbundling," the process through which online distribution of digital media and information breaks apart and erodes existing industries.
June 21, 2010
Humanities scholars should celebrate and preserve the lack of a clear hierarchy for journals in their disciplines, writes Jeffrey R. Di Leo.
June 18, 2010
While faculty members have many traits, at the end of the tough academic year, Michael Bugeja focuses on the positive ones.
June 17, 2010
The White House is looking to colleges to further one of President Obama’s key goals. Eboo Patel explains why.
June 16, 2010
A new book worries over what the Internet is doing to our brains. Scott McLemee scratches his head.

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