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May 25, 2018
Scott McLemee on a surprising aspect of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock.
May 24, 2018
Miriam Elizabeth Burstein offers a Gilbert and Sullivan take on academe.

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May 24, 2018
I think I denied students access to the best parts about writing for too long.
May 24, 2018
And why this would be good for both universities and for lifelong learners.
May 24, 2018
Lived experience as a source of authority.

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August 10, 2009
Gary Laderman has mixed feelings about becoming the "go to" professor when someone famous dies.
August 7, 2009
Because colleges spend what they earn, access to higher education won't really be increased until institutions are forced to compete on outcomes, not reputation, argue Robert Martin and Andrew Gillen.
August 6, 2009
I came across the story of University of Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin’s bad behavior a little late, which in this era of the 24-hour news cycle was approximately one day. This meant I was reading editorials rather than breaking news stories. What struck me most -- initially -- about the coverage of the incident was that I could not actually find the details of the incident itself. It took me quite a long time -- at least 10 minutes, which, in high-speed internet time, is a lengthy period -- to find out exactly what McMackin said.
August 5, 2009
Scott McLemee looks at four recent university press titles that almost slipped under the radar.
August 4, 2009
We all owe Catherine Watt, the former Clemson administrator who gave a well-publicized presentation on her university’s efforts to improve its U.S. News & World Report ranking, our gratitude.

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