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March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.
March 20, 2019
Certain ways of framing and covering the scandal are misleading and only reinforce exaggerated or inaccurate views of higher education, argues Margaret Dunning.
March 20, 2019
As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

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March 20, 2019
It’s hard to focus on, say, microbiology when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.
March 20, 2019
Recognizing the parallels between your work as a graduate student and that of labor organizers in academia. 
March 20, 2019
How can we be sure we are identifying the most important risks in our changing field and are prepared to mitigate their potential impact?

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May 3, 2012
Virgil W. Brower writes that courses based on intense discussions of great works of literature need not be limited to elite institutions.
May 2, 2012
Greedy publishers, overworked scholars, unnecessary books and too much hype...Scott McLemee reports on academic publishing, circa 1600.
May 1, 2012
Early results suggest community colleges could see significant gains in efforts to move students through remedial mathematics, but they will need to adopt nontraditional approaches, write Anthony Bryk and Thomas Toch.
April 30, 2012
Keeping the interest rate low may be good election-year politics, but it's dubious policy that will further balloon student debt and could lead to even higher tuitions, writes Arthur M. Hauptman.
April 27, 2012
As the academic year winds down, it's a great time to remind students of the joys of (unassigned) reading, writes Melissa Ballard.

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