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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 22, 2017
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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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April 21, 2008
Jennifer Green-Lewis and Margaret Soltan celebrate literature professors unafraid to share their love of authors' artistry with students.
April 18, 2008
Continuing his series on community colleges, Wick Sloane offers a glimpse of the rewards and challenges that two-year-college faculty members find inside and outside the classroom.
April 17, 2008
Steve Weinberg describes how it went when a journalism school turned to him -- an investigative reporter on its faculty -- to memorialize its centennial.
April 16, 2008
A poem by Laurence Musgrove, whose campus was shut down for the start of the week because of a threat.
April 16, 2008
A forthcoming book takes a fresh perspective on how poststructuralism conquered America. Scott McLemee checks it out.

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