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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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October 6, 2010
Measuring scholarly influence by citations made sense... once. Scott McLemee looks at the emerging alternatives.
October 5, 2010
The Obama administration is right to recognize the key role of community colleges -- but it should embrace quality for-profit institutions, too, write Jonathan Kaplan and Terry O'Banion.
October 4, 2010
State colleges need a new approach to fund their operations. Public service corporations are one solution, Darryl Greer and Michael Klein argue.
October 1, 2010
The narrative of the decline and fall of humanities and other non-"vocational" fields doesn't hold up to the facts, write W. Robert Connor and Cheryl Ching.
October 1, 2010
Champions of liberal education, often on the defensive, should more strongly argue that their programs prepare students for work and life, Richard Greenwald argues.

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