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August 15, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education unilaterally decided to change policies to allow the OCR to ignore a large swath of civil rights complaints, argues Aba Blankson.
August 14, 2018
In an era of dangerous backsliding by our government and demagogues around the world, students must help fight for fundamental freedoms and protections, argue Barbara Frey and Laura Bloomberg.
August 13, 2018
Jim Jump considers issues raised by a new trend.

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August 15, 2018
A great book gets me thinking about a moment that lingers.
August 15, 2018
People with higher ed backgrounds, flexible unbundling, capacity building, transparency and diversity.
August 14, 2018
A good study space is a real find.  

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October 21, 2005
Sometimes our tools are our politics, and that’s not always a good thing. Last week, the Copyright Clearance Center announced that it would integrate a “Copyright Permissions Building Block” function directly into Blackboard’s course management tools.
October 20, 2005
Scott McLemee takes a look at a new book discussing fairness, justice, and the possibly excessive vileness of the McNugget.
October 19, 2005
Undergraduates aren't the only ones on campus who drink a lot. Shari Wilson explores the reasons.
October 18, 2005
This summer, Scott McLemee hoped academic librarians would blog more about their work. Voila! Introducing ACRLog.
October 17, 2005
Universities celebrate their achievements in an endless series of public pronouncements. Like the imaginary residents of Lake Wobegon, all universities are above average, all are growing, and all improve. In most cases, these claims of progress rest on a technically accurate foundation:   Applications did increase, the average SAT scores did rise, the amount of financial aid did climb, private gifts did spike upward, and faculty research funding did grow.

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