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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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December 12, 2017
The pending legislation has fiscal implications for many small colleges and might well be the final nail in the coffin for those struggling to survive, writes David Gerard.
December 12, 2017
A change in Congress’s proposed excise tax provision could encourage institutions to use their resources to educate more talented low- and middle-income students, argues Catharine B. Hill.
December 11, 2017
The alternative credentials universe grows every day, but how much do we know about it? Very little, argues Cliff Adelman, who proposes constructive ways to lift the fog.
December 8, 2017
Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide, by Cass R. Sunstein, is not an attempt to rally the public to any particular cause but rather a tribute to the Founding Fathers’ wisdom, writes Scott McLemee.
December 7, 2017
It is wrong to narrowly reward and uplift student activism that makes the administration most comfortable, argues Christopher Purcell.

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