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February 14, 2020
In his review of Eric Schwitzgebel's A Theory of Jerks and Other Philosophical Misadventures, Scott McLemee also focuses on love.
February 14, 2020
The partisan attacks on me for deviating from the politicized academic consensus demonstrates how law school faculties around the country are heavily politically biased, Alan M. Dershowitz argues.
February 13, 2020
New data show that graduate students are earning windfall benefits with income-based repayment, Jason Delisle writes, arguing that the federal programs are providing the largest benefits to those who need them least.

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February 16, 2020
Further evidence of the need for online education people to participate in the broader world of ideas.
February 16, 2020
On being a leader and engineer in an evolving field.
February 14, 2020
Questions for my wise and worldly readers.

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January 23, 2020
Jeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree.
January 22, 2020
Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.
January 21, 2020
Liberal arts colleges can save themselves -- and perhaps our democracy -- by mining their backyards for and educating more students from working-class backgrounds via a new degree option, Rob Fried and Eli Kramer write.
January 21, 2020
Don't dwell on the Varsity Blues scandal, writes Ben Paris. Focus on the ways there are advantages, in plain sight, to cheat.
January 20, 2020
The lack of faculty diversity lies in the clash between the dual desire of universities to both increase diversity and satisfy their need for highly specialized professors, argues Katherine Newman.

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