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December 7, 2016
In Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Hotel, author Christopher P. Dum portrays not only inescapable squalor but also efforts to create order in seriously damaged lives, writes Scott McLemee.
December 7, 2016
In a democracy, students need to learn to live with a high tolerance for ambiguity, writes José Antonio Bowen.

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December 7, 2016
Can Clay Christensen move beyond disruption theory and The Innovators Dilemma?
December 7, 2016
Colleges and universities lose talented people because, increasingly, campus opportunities are not competitive with options elsewhere.
December 7, 2016
Creating a university in a refugee camp was wrought with challenges: unreliable electricity and internet connectivity, lack of technological infrastructure, language gaps, skill gaps, security concerns, more.

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July 14, 2008
Colleges and government officials need to stop ignoring the consequences of the growth in student borrowing, writes Kevin Carey.
July 11, 2008
Providing better educational benefits for veterans is a wonderful start -- but colleges must do much more to make former military men and women feel at home, writes Molly Corbett Broad.
July 11, 2008
Three weeks ago, a student, a veteran of two tours in Iraq, a sniper who had already dropped out once a year ago when three of his buddies in Iraq died in one week, handed in an essay that terrified me. “Suicide Prevention,” I discovered right away, is one of the top information requests from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home page. Before thinking about writing a column about military veterans at community colleges, I made sure the student, whom I’ll call The Student, is OK. He is.
July 10, 2008
Paula Treichler, who recently resigned from the university's board, offers an inside look at the turmoil of the last year as trustees moved to close a beloved college.
July 9, 2008
Was the new Pixar film "WALL-E" inspired by an American cultural theorist? Scott McLemee goes over the moon to find out.

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