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February 27, 2017
Decisions to remove the names of controversial people from campus buildings show that the heritage of higher education is complex and even conflicting in its symbols and celebrations, writes John Thelin.
February 24, 2017
 David N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two.

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February 27, 2017
5 questions for Marc Lo of the Sheridan Center at Brown University.
February 27, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos's fall was abrupt. Is there a tipping point for outrageous behavior?
February 27, 2017
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May 30, 2008
Alexander Maxwell argues that eliminating a German department may be an entirely appropriate decision for a university to make.
May 29, 2008
A recent loss reminds Rob Weir of the importance of looking for ideas in unorthodox places.
May 28, 2008
Last week, Intellectual Affairs gave the recent cable TV miniseries “Sex: The Revolution” a nod of recognition, however qualified, for its possible educational value. The idea that sex has a history is not, as such, self-evident. The series covers the changes in attitudes and norms between roughly 1950 and 1990 through interviews and archival footage. Most of this flies past at a breakneck speed, alas. The past becomes a hostage of the audience’s presumably diminished attention span.
May 27, 2008
The U.S. government's new plan for keeping lenders in the loan program -- requested by lenders themselves -- resuscitates an appealing idea that they rejected a decade ago, Donald M. Feuerstein writes.
May 23, 2008
Carolyn F. Segal, an English professor, and Libby Segal, her daughter and a college athlete, reflect on what it means when a team is eliminated.

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