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December 14, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Jeffrey Melnick's Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family.
December 13, 2018
Our academic freedom may be at stake, writes Julie Kim, if most of our paycheck is controlled by a hospital that is affiliated with but not owned by the institution.
December 12, 2018
Fans and foes of letting students use laptops and phones in class hold fervent views. Jordan Troisi and Aaron Richmond suggest acting based on research instead -- and offer recommendations.

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December 14, 2018
Figuring out your purpose in graduate school, with a little help from watching 90's Sci-Fi.
December 14, 2018
Don't look down on amateurs - they know more than we realize.
December 14, 2018
Higher ed marketers must work closely with fundraisers to ensure their institution’s success in the era of 24/7 fundraising

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February 6, 2012
The gaming of citation index measures has Gaye Tuchman wondering about how professors value themselves and their work.
February 3, 2012
For all the hubbub about massive online classes offered by elite universities, the real potential game-changer in higher education is competency-based learning, writes Ryan Craig.
February 3, 2012
A techno-phobe professor at U of All People experiments with the iPhone's voice-activated assistant -- and the results aren't pretty. David Galef surveys the damage.
February 2, 2012
Historians look back at the 2008 election in a new book. Scott McLemee registers his impressions.
February 1, 2012
Michael Bérubé reflects on the first national meeting of an organization fighting for academics off the tenure track.

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