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June 30, 2015
Dan Edelstein reflects on how his mentor's pedagogy helps him to this day, but the reality that he could never impose such tough love on his own students.
June 29, 2015
At a time when many are questioning the value of humanities scholarship, the Supreme Court ruling on right to marriage shows the creative impact of such research, Johann Neem writes.

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June 30, 2015 - 5:30pm
I teach courses and executive programs in leadership and management and I tell my students these skills are among the most important keys to lifelong career success.
June 30, 2015 - 3:00am
Very few major gift stories appeal to journalists quite like Harvard’s recent $400 million donation, but you can make a media splash with gift news -- even when the sums are smaller.
June 29, 2015 - 9:12pm
The report whose findings don't look good.

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May 21, 2007
People often ask me why I serve on so many committees. I usually tell them a story about my grandfather. When I was a young child, I often saw him in a T-shirt that read, “Don’t ask me, I’m not on a committee.” Beneath this motto was a trail of enigmatic paw prints. To my young eyes, the paw prints seemed to indicate a level of playfulness and mischief, but also perhaps an element of dehumanization. Even before I knew what a committee was, I made up my mind that I wouldn’t make the same mistake. I would be on a committee.
May 18, 2007
Shari Wilson considers what she's learned while teaching at a university and why she's happy to be moving to a community college.
May 17, 2007
Luis M. Proenza writes that it's time to rethink the way we compare universities -- and to move beyond grant totals.
May 16, 2007
Did a postmodern theorist conceal his Stalinist past? Scott McLemee looks down the memory hole.
May 15, 2007
Terry Caesar considers what he's learned writing his column.

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