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June 22, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.
June 21, 2018
Deborah Parker describes how it feels to be an Asian faculty member in Italian, a field in which there are very few minorities, and how greater diversification offers a way forward.

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June 21, 2018
Narrow and deep, or broad and shallow?
June 21, 2018
Libraries have had a long time to develop a set of core values. What if those were applied to our broader information environment?

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May 23, 2011
Stanton L. Jones argues that Christian colleges that bar gay sex can still be supportive of gay students.
May 20, 2011
With no budget for a big-name graduation speaker, David Galef reports, U of All People turns to one of its own.
May 19, 2011
Steve Allred, a provost, reflects on having taught freshmen for the first time in his career.
May 18, 2011
Over the years there has emerged a body of Playboy scholarship, which I read around in, every once in a while, for the pictures. Actually, including images from the magazine seems to be a fairly recent development in this field. The pioneers were unable to do so (not much room for porn in the academic publishing world until fairly recently), and their their work sometimes suffered for it. A case in point is “Hugh M. Hefner: Guardian of the Faith” by the late J.A. Ward, appearing the summer 1963 issue of The Antioch Review.
May 17, 2011
When the U. of Texas released data on every faculty member, the focus was on stars at Austin. Harvest Moon writes about being in the report as an adjunct.

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