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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

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June 20, 2016
Despite its critics now and over the ages, the university has somehow endured into its ninth century, writes James Axtell.
June 17, 2016
The tragedy in Orlando calls on those of us in higher education to consider how to confront violence and inequity and support people traumatized by continuing oppression, writes Stephanie Bondi.
June 17, 2016
In the wake of the Orlando shootings, Lauron Kehrer, a white queer woman scholar, describes how dancing can be a way to shed the stress that accumulates from moving through a world that seems far from safe.
June 16, 2016
One keeps us from demeaning others while the other inhibits dialogue by imposing liberal political orthodoxies, argues Jonathan Zimmerman.
June 15, 2016
Scott McLemee reviews Michael Shermer's new book, Skeptic, in which the author debunks Atlantis, Bigfoot and a host of other pseudoscientific topics, as well as explaining and reflecting on real scientific developments.

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