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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 24, 2019
Revision strategies for your next big writing project.
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 19, 2007
Thurston Domina explains why state discussions of brain drains miss the fundamental importance of demographic trends.
January 18, 2007
Higher education is still the route to gaining credentials for having acquired new skills and knowledge. But sometimes college-level skills and knowledge are acquired not in a classroom at a college or university, but on a job or through independent study.
January 17, 2007
Thank goodness national Get Organized Month is half over. Scott McLemee takes a look at a new book on the uses of disorder.
January 16, 2007
It's time for both departments and professors to be serious about nurturing faculty careers, write  Michael Bugeja and Lee Wilkins.
January 15, 2007
John B. Simpson reflects on what's valid and what's oversimplified in a year of reports criticizing higher education.

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