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April 23, 2018
As humanists, to make an impression inside our institutions and in the outside world, we need to do a much better job of counting the support our faculty members receive to pursue their work, argues George Justice.
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April 20, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Can Government Do Anything Right? by Alasdair Roberts.

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April 22, 2018
A book on the cognitive science behind flexible thinking.
April 22, 2018
Embracing activism and organizing a large-scale march as a graduate student.

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April 18, 2011
For his students, Wick Sloane runs the Boston Marathon today. With endorsements from Doonesbury, Mint Milanos, and the Andover Shop.
April 15, 2011
This year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament is likely to be remembered not only for a championship game in which both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket, but also for the extraordinary media coverage it attracted to the issue of whether big-time college athletes should be paid. Special shows on PBS and other networks about paying college athletes were promoted as aggressively as the games themselves.
April 14, 2011
If we had our choice, Sarah Lawrence would never be listed among the most expensive colleges in America.
April 13, 2011
A sociologist's new book tracks the proliferation of awards in American culture. Scott McLemee wonders if we're all really winners.
April 12, 2011
International educators need to be aware how their work can be used -- and misused -- for political purposes, writes Mark A. Ashwill.

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