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March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.
March 20, 2019
Certain ways of framing and covering the scandal are misleading and only reinforce exaggerated or inaccurate views of higher education, argues Margaret Dunning.
March 20, 2019
As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

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March 20, 2019
It’s hard to focus on, say, microbiology when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.
March 20, 2019
Recognizing the parallels between your work as a graduate student and that of labor organizers in academia. 
March 20, 2019
How can we be sure we are identifying the most important risks in our changing field and are prepared to mitigate their potential impact?

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October 26, 2005
Isolation is one of the biggest enemies of grad students, and yet is all too prevalent, writes Gina Hiatt.
October 25, 2005
As the holiday season approaches, Scott McLemee contemplates made-up traditions -- and his own future in the remainder bin.
October 24, 2005
Academics worry too much about consumer values in higher education, but Alex Golub writes that it's not about the money -- it's about the relationship.
October 21, 2005
Sometimes our tools are our politics, and that’s not always a good thing. Last week, the Copyright Clearance Center announced that it would integrate a “Copyright Permissions Building Block” function directly into Blackboard’s course management tools.
October 20, 2005
Scott McLemee takes a look at a new book discussing fairness, justice, and the possibly excessive vileness of the McNugget.

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