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July 26, 2017
Scott McLemee writes of the recent passing of George A. Romero, the “godfather of zombie film,” and how his work was simultaneously horrific and satirical.
July 25, 2017
We in higher education should set an example of professionalism and clean up our language, especially when it comes to the “queen mother of dirty words,” argues Brent Foster.

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July 12, 2010
The new tool won't replace computers, but could replace paper and shift economics of journal articles, writes Alex Golub.
July 9, 2010
An article here last year, "Sophie's Choice for 2-Year Colleges," may create the mistaken impression that the crisis in our educational system can be managed and resolved through a bitter regimen of "tough choices." The article details the decision of San Joaquin Delta College, facing deep budget cuts, to preserve some programs by eliminating others, particularly those for students needing remedial instruction or starting to learn English.
July 8, 2010
New York University has come to Abu Dhabi. And while there is nothing novel anymore about an American satellite campus outside the familiar study-abroad bounds of Western Europe, NYU's ambitions in the Emirates are especially grand.
July 7, 2010
A new book looks at how language conceals meaning. Scott McLemee puzzles over it.
July 6, 2010
Just because public colleges can require student organizations to welcome everyone as members doesn't mean that's the best option, writes Shapri D. LoMaglio.

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