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March 22, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.
March 22, 2019
We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.
March 21, 2019
Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.

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March 22, 2019
Responding to "no fair"; concepts of meritocracy; "Network" on Broadway.
March 21, 2019
Reflections on last Friday's climate strike.

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January 20, 2012
After investing nearly 16 years in a full-time faculty job, Carolyn Foster Segal gives it up -- and suggests that others ask some hard questions before taking jobs like hers.
January 19, 2012
Many selective institutions say too few military vets are qualified to enroll. Wick Sloane issues them a challenge: Run free summer sessions to help build the pool.
January 18, 2012
Debate over free speech and classroom controversy usually generates more heat than light. Scott McLemee looks at a cool new book.
January 17, 2012
Melonie Fullick reviews the clichés and half-truths that dominated too much discussion of academe in 2011.
January 16, 2012
The stampede that killed a woman at the University of Johannesburg reflects terrible realities facing higher education in South Africa, writes Adam Habib.      

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