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March 29, 2017
The eminent New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell profiled the greatest anthropologist in the world -- and his fans somehow forgot about it for decades. Scott McLemee reports from the scene of the excavation.
March 29, 2017
We can talk about teaching and student success without cherry-picking anecdotes that demean those who populate our classrooms, argues Joshua Eyler.

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March 29, 2017
More than a color or slogan, effective brands fulfill promises .
March 28, 2017
On social learning, cooperation, and the value of sometimes going analog.

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March 1, 2017
Tom Nichols devotes most of The Death of Expertise to identifying how 21st-century American life blurs the line between fact and opinion, writes Scott McLemee.
March 1, 2017
Credential innovation is so important because colleges provide much of what employers are looking for, but they don’t assess, document and communicate those outcomes, argues Matthew Pittinsky.
February 28, 2017
We should acknowledge that many Americans believe that higher education is indoctrination in the dogmas of liberalism, writes Steven C. Bahls, and ask why this perception exists and what we can do to change it.
February 28, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s assertion that faculty members tell students what to say and think distorts a basic fact: most professors are dedicated to teaching their students to think independently and critically, argues Susan Resneck Pierce.
February 27, 2017
Decisions to remove the names of controversial people from campus buildings show that the heritage of higher education is complex and even conflicting in its symbols and celebrations, writes John Thelin.

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