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August 13, 2020
Stephanie Robertson challenges higher education to lead the way in ensuring mental health is an integral part of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
August 13, 2020
As colleges and universities reopen, COVID-19 will collide with the pre-existing mental health crisis -- and we need to talk about it, argues Rebecca Harrison.
August 12, 2020
The students at colleges with face-to- face courses will be disappointed and skip class, warns Daniel Star.  

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August 12, 2020
Some things we don’t know.
August 12, 2020
A guest post from a graduate student group at the University of North Carolina argues that UNC is endangering its community and that white tenured faculty should strike to save lives.  
August 12, 2020
As we prepare for the fall term, most colleges and universities are reacting to the evolving pandemic, responding to changing conditions. But who is creating a vision for the future?

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April 14, 2005
Time to face up to reality: The world is flat....
April 13, 2005
Freedom of speech is crucial both to a healthy democracy and the life of the mind. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits Congress from any act that would abridge it and the charters of most of our colleges and universities recognize that freedom of thought and speech are essential to a healthy academic community.
April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.
April 11, 2005
An academic blogger talks about a new campaign to interest readers in fiction that they might otherwise miss.
April 8, 2005
Terry Caesar considers the allure of academic jobs in faraway locations.

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