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February 23, 2018
Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.
February 23, 2018
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.

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February 23, 2018
What does "winning" mean for a higher education institution?
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 
February 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.

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May 11, 2009
The long strike at York University this year, writes Linda Muzzin, challenges everyone in higher education to consider the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty members.
May 8, 2009
Clarity and consistency can help students and professors avoid negotiations and complaints over grades, writes Shari Dinkins.
May 7, 2009
Strangely, business gurus like Peter Drucker have often made a more compelling argument for liberal education than the academy has, writes Melanie Ho.
May 6, 2009
As the U.S. economy has derailed, those colleges fortunate enough to have endowments have seen them shrink. Now more than ever, it is critical that they reconsider how they spend the income from those funds, diminished as it is. Colleges that let individual units or departments keep their own endowment revenues risk increasing the gap between their campuses’ “have” and “have-not” programs.
May 5, 2009
Robert Weisbuch considers the strengths of disciplines -- and how their interactions should change.

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