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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 10, 2010
Susan Herbst reflects on the mixed record of campus efforts to promote diversity.
December 9, 2010
It's time for a national organization, focused exclusively on collective bargaining for those off the tenure track, writes Keith Hoeller.
December 8, 2010
A new book looks at the history of the human rights movement and reaches surprising conclusions. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
December 7, 2010
John Warner shares the memo you may soon receive.
December 6, 2010
On November 17, an article here entitled “Is Higher Ed Ready to Change?” referred to “the embrace of the necessity and inevitability of fundamental change in higher education.” It went on to characterize faculty as skeptics about change and acknowledged a certain amount of scapegoating of faculty, stating:

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