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June 25, 2018
How have institutions like the University of Oxford endured for centuries through so many dramatic changes, asks Reverend John I. Jenkins, and what might their staying power teach us now?
June 22, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.

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June 24, 2018
The questions to ask about enrollment.  
June 24, 2018
What would happen if every residential course was designed in the same way as our best online courses?

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January 12, 2011
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper" is a feminist classic. Scott McLemee looks into the story behind the story.
January 11, 2011
A great deal of work and learning -- and less ideal activities -- unfold on campuses overnight. Colleges should pay more attention to what happens then, writes Lee Burdette Williams.
January 11, 2011
The entire nation is reeling with the devastating events in Tucson and the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords. While we do not yet know the full details of this tragedy, nor do we understand the true motivation that led to the killings, authorities indicate she was the clear target. We all struggle to understand how anyone could do something so heinous.
January 10, 2011
Will Hochman responds to an anonymous poem about leaving an academic career with a poem about staying.
January 7, 2011
Like many colleges, U of All People still seems to be putting up facilities even as it is slashing budgets elsewhere. David Galef reports.

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