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September 25, 2020
The controversy over a white professor passing herself off as Black reveals an underlying contradiction in how we view race, Peter C. Herman writes.
September 24, 2020
We must work to establish institutional cultures that look, feel and are as much as possible like the just world we profess to value, writes Larry E. Davis.
September 24, 2020
Essentializing college football might help get us through these uncharacteristically difficult times of great isolation, division and uncertainty, Matthew J. Mayhew and Musbah Shaheen contend.

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September 27, 2020
The Research Grants Budget Justification Template.
September 25, 2020
Law, decency, and common humanity
September 24, 2020
“It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”

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November 1, 2005
After months of tsunami, hurricane, and earthquake, Scott McLemee wonders if the trouble didn't really start on November 1, 1755...
October 31, 2005
A professor tries to explore the complexities of speaking Spanish in the Southwest -- and runs into unexpected roadblocks.
October 28, 2005
"Restorative justice" can help both victims and those accused of many violations of college policies, writes David R. Karp.
October 27, 2005
"Whoever cannot give to himself an adequate account of the past three thousand years," said Goethe, "remains in darkness, without history, living from day to day." That is an expression of a bedrock principle of liberal humanism, European-style. It takes the existence of the educated individual as its basic unit of reference -- its gold standard. But it also judges the quality of that existence by how much the individual has spent in acquiring a sense of the past.
October 26, 2005
Isolation is one of the biggest enemies of grad students, and yet is all too prevalent, writes Gina Hiatt.

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