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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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July 7, 2008
Stephen A. Yoder describes how he responded to "Fred," who never identified himself as having the condition.
July 3, 2008
The Yakker, the Regurgitator, the Snoozer -- do you recognize yourself (or a colleague?) in Al Campbell's review of those timeless campus productions?
July 2, 2008
University presses gathered in Montreal last week to discuss the future. Scott McLemee comes back with a report.
July 1, 2008
Using two formulas may result in a better picture of what's really happening in the classroom, writes Abbott Katz.
June 30, 2008
Richard Dean tells the story of an unusual choice made by a new Ph.D.

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