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November 25, 2015
How Would You Like to Pay? explores the anthropology of the expanding new world of smartphone wallets and other forms of mobile payments, writes Scott McLemee.
November 24, 2015
Humanities scholars conduct their research in an arena that is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, and they should be funded accordingly, writes Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt.

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November 29, 2015 - 9:17pm
Explaining the problems with a flawed analysis of higher education's problems.  
November 29, 2015 - 9:00pm
An argument about the unintended consequences of online learning for foundational residential courses.
November 29, 2015 - 5:34pm
Why change is needed now.


August 21, 2008
Bell Curve author Charles Murray takes direct aim at higher education in his new book Real Education by asserting that we are wasting our time trying to educate too many people. Murray contends that only 10 to 20 percent of those enrolled in four-year degree programs should actually be there. His pessimistic view of people’s ability to learn ignores not just good evidence to the contrary but the real pressures the American economy is facing.
August 21, 2008
With the enactment of a new GI Bill, the time has come to once again recall former University of Chicago President Robert Maynard Hutchins' prediction that the original 1944 legislation benefiting World War II soldiers would convert colleges and universities into "educational hobo jungles." Perhaps it's unfair -- Hutchins, a veteran himself, was a noted legal scholar and philosopher whose influence on the university he led is still quite visible today. But that's the price you pay for being so spectacularly (and quotably) wrong about one of the great policy issues of our time.
August 20, 2008
Texting and instant messaging are the wave of the future? Scott McLemee is just too ecstatic.
August 19, 2008
Independent colleges often choose to go it alone even when it makes sense to work together, Alice Brown writes.
August 18, 2008
Colleges shouldn't be surprised or angered by the ruling against Temple's former sexual harassment policy, write William Creeley, Samantha Harris and Greg Lukianoff.


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