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April 18, 2019
Dismayed by their climatic impact, 12 scholars seek to limit carbon emissions at their own institutions as well as give suggestions for others.
April 17, 2019
Edward Tenner laments the passing of a former professor and the values he represented.
April 17, 2019
Kevin Carey's critique of the corporate role in inflating the price of online education singled out 2U. In this essay, CEO Chip Paucek answers back.

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April 18, 2019
Attorney General Barr pulled a "freshman" move.
April 18, 2019
Learning from our pets.
April 18, 2019
Finding meaning and value in attending conferences even if you are undecided about a career in academia.

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January 25, 2007
An occupying army, an Islamic insurgency, and no end in sight.... Scott McLemee looks at two books ripped from the headlines -- of 50 years ago.
January 25, 2007
I can’t say I was surprised that some of the inquiries and interviews that followed my appointment in 2005 as the fifth president of Hampshire College, in Massachusetts, had to do with the fact that I arrived at the president’s house not with a wife, and certainly not alone, but with my partner of now 27 years. Of our nation’s several thousand college and university presidents and chancellors, an exceedingly small number are known to be gay or lesbian.
January 23, 2007
David Galef uncovers the latest piece of applied research to come out of the U. of All People's ever-creative faculty.
January 22, 2007
Roger Brooks considers how to define his philosophy as an academic administrator.
January 19, 2007
Thurston Domina explains why state discussions of brain drains miss the fundamental importance of demographic trends.

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