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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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April 4, 2011
In the context of the news that day in February, the announcement was almost jarring in its banality. On a day when legislators at all levels and all over the country were in full panic mode about budget deficits, and at a time when public investments in education, particularly higher education and most particularly the liberal arts, were being offered as examples of excessive government spending, a new commission had been formed.
April 1, 2011
Given widely acknowledged flaws in the federal rate, it's time for college and university leaders to propose a better way of measuring student success, John Bassett argues.
March 31, 2011
Professors need to question the assumptions behind proposals to kill various offerings at colleges and universities, write Howard Bunsis and Gwendolyn Bradley.
March 31, 2011
Far from the glare of the Final Four, John Wood shares lessons he has learned from his team of learning disabled basketball players.
March 30, 2011
Would a refined woman hire a hit man to kill her husband in cold blood? Scott McLemee investigates Janet Malcolm's new book.

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