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October 28, 2020
Historian John R. Thelin returns to the ’60s, when Biden -- along with the majority of his classmates -- was regular, not radical.
October 28, 2020
In educational institutions today, students must grapple with real life-and-death decisions, writes Rita Kirk.
October 27, 2020
Colleges provide many benefits that are central to American democracy, chief among them their role in mitigating authoritarian preferences and attitudes, writes Anthony P. Carnevale.

Letters to the Editor

July 22, 2020
The country may not be able to afford loan forgiveness and more grant aid. The former may be more politically popular.
July 21, 2020
Is the self-preservation of colleges really to be balanced with human life?
July 17, 2020
"Why consolidate by two, when you could do the same with three or four? It follows the same argument while providing even greater efficiencies."
July 17, 2020
Proof that "while the internet comments section is not always a lovely place,... it is beneficial for these moments wherein a person makes a clearly ludicrous statement in need of a quick and hearty rebuttal."
July 16, 2020
"We need free and open dialogue as a community more than ever."

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October 28, 2020
How a special newspaper section can prompt a serious reflection about this nation’s past and about history education more broadly.
October 28, 2020
A series of events has converged to put new impetus behind sharing courses online. The COVID-19 pandemic, rapid deployment of remote learning, growth of MOOCs and mounting financial pressure on colleges and universities have combined to open minds on this topic.
October 27, 2020
What might we learn from the demise of this amazing double-decker jumbo jet?

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October 12, 2020
The pandemic has created a real crisis that higher education can help solve, write four scholars.
October 12, 2020
The College Board has made real progress, but more work needs to be done, writes Mark Carl Rom.
October 9, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews Adrian Daub's What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry Into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley.
October 9, 2020
COVID-19 has brought global communities together in new ways, and we'll have to collaborate technically and across generations to address all the disruptions we face, writes Lisa M. Coleman.
October 8, 2020
Colleges and universities have an opportunity to better serve millions of Americans adults without a postsecondary degree, Dave Clayton writes.

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