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June 23, 2017
The White House’s proposed budget cuts to language and exchange programs will make America less able to communicate with and understand our allies and potential adversaries abroad, argues Karl Eikenberry.
June 22, 2017
Cathy Sandeen looks back at her past predictions and claims about massive open online courses to see how they’ve held up.

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June 22, 2017
Writer Duff Brenna reviews Jack Driscoll's eleventh book, a collection of stories.
June 22, 2017
The TOS that we haven't read.
June 22, 2017
New York 2140, Change Agent, The Collapsing Empire, and the Expeditionary Force Series.

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January 13, 2009
It’s often said that one of the great failings of American higher education is that teaching fails to get the respect it deserves. It seems to me, however, that, especially in the humanities, the current academic generation is significantly more dedicated to teaching than most of us were when I started out in this profession in the early sixties. The real problem, as I see it, is that the way we think about teaching needs to change.
January 12, 2009
The honorable political pledge to "make college affordable" becomes a wolf in sheep’s clothing during a recession. And the wolf is at the door. This recession already promises dramatic cuts in state subsides for public colleges and will result in widely condemned tuition increases. Mandates to hold down rising tuitions will surely follow, wrapped in the mantle of greater college affordability and access, but ultimately resulting in less of both.
January 9, 2009
Rather than fret about a college football playoff, the president-elect should worry about universities' relative priorities for sports and academics, write Tom Palaima and Nathan Tublitz.
January 8, 2009
It's time to consider jobs at community colleges, which differ in many ways from research universities, but have much to offer an aspiring academic, writes Sean P. Murphy.
January 7, 2009
A poem by Laurence Musgrove.

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