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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 18, 2018
Robert Kelchen's new book.
February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 

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January 4, 2010
Cary Nelson questions whether traditional scholarly meetings make any sense when the traditional role of faculty members is being eroded and tenure-track jobs are disappearing.
December 30, 2009
A new book presents literary theorist Terry Eagleton in conversation. Scott McLemee eavesdrops with enthusiasm.
December 29, 2009
As you hone your course materials for the spring, Maria Shine Stewart offers 25 terms for new and returning faculty members to know.
December 28, 2009
Forget the conventional wisdom about how the recession and student interests in preparing for jobs are dooming the liberal arts, writes Mary B. Marcy.
December 23, 2009
Federal loans should go to those who are most likely to benefit from higher education, not to everyone who can enroll, writes Jackson Toby.

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