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April 26, 2017
In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.
April 26, 2017
Colleges and universities need to step up on behalf of faculty and staff members, argues an anonymous writer, and engage not simply in the prevention of suicide but also its destigmatization.

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April 26, 2017
Techniques that work for community colleges.  
April 26, 2017
It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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April 14, 2017
A petition at Yale University signifies that now is the time for English departments to teach new kinds of poetry -- and to teach the old kinds in new ways, writes Eric Weiskott.
April 13, 2017
Universities are caught in a privatization trap that they built themselves and that will be difficult to take apart, argues Christopher Newfield.
April 12, 2017
In Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy, Richard Murphy describes how the available means of concealing assets are so highly developed that they amount to an alternative global economy, writes Scott McLemee.
April 11, 2017
Employers have a retention issue of their own: holding on to their workers. Employer-paid tuition programs to help workers go to college are part of the solution, writes Rachel Carlson.
April 10, 2017
The current obsession with predictive analytics avoids tough conversations about poor instruction and outdated pedagogy, writes Dror Ben-Naim.

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