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January 24, 2020
Peter Pomerantsev's This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality demonstrates that one variety of globalization is compatible with economic protectionism, cultural isolationism and an obsession with national sovereignty, Scott McLemee writes.
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.

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January 24, 2020
While the balance of reconciling ideals and practical action will never be fulfilled, we would do well to remember the importance of ideals in our everyday lives.
January 24, 2020
A drop-everything moment.
January 23, 2020
Distance learning and the new anti-telecommuting policies for federal workers.

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May 13, 2005
The imposition of a hard and fast tenure standard for publications at David Rivers's liberal arts college has taken a toll, he says.
May 12, 2005
This year is the double anniversary of Sartre's birth and death. Scott McLemee finds no exit from his legacy.
May 11, 2005
Assassins, fools and silly procedures derail careers and degrade our fellow professors, write Cary Nelson and Stephen Watt.
May 10, 2005
Reference books are the lowest form of scholarship. That makes reading them a guilty pleasure, Scott McLemee confesses.
May 10, 2005
Sasha Waters offers a pointed reply to her colleague Stephen Bloom's essay last week on journalism and academe.

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