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February 20, 2018
Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.
February 19, 2018
It's not easy to speak up on behalf of a colleague under face-to-face attack from students, but we must do so to defend our free speech, argues Jonathan Zimmerman.

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February 20, 2018
Will the Weinstein scandals lead to a change in academic culture?
February 20, 2018
By addressing the style and content of your assignment sheets, you can help students write better papers.
February 20, 2018
Try something, see what happens.

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February 3, 2011
With vendors buying and selling the words that supposedly got students in, it's time to admit that these words aren't typically decisive, and that may be a good thing, writes Scott Anderson.
February 2, 2011
Did new media inspire the recent wave of uprisings? Or will Facebook yet prove a dictator's best friend? Scott McLemee checks on the debate.
February 1, 2011
Jeffrey J. Williams proposes an unusual tactic to make room for new blood in the academe. Let's just say it involves shedding a little old blood.
January 31, 2011
Neven Sesardic explains why he published a journal article under another name.
January 28, 2011
Suppose you are an ambitious, gifted college student with a passion for your major and the potential to become a world-class college teacher. You are precisely the person parents and taxpayers want to be teaching tomorrow’s students. Furthermore, private and public spending per college student has grown faster than median household incomes for the past three decades, suggesting that people are willing to pay more for your services. You want this career, parents/taxpayers want you to have this career, and they are willing to pay for it; what wonderful prospects!

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