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May 22, 2017
Bill Mahon describes a decade of inaccurate emergency communications on campuses and provides advice on how to avoid these situations going forward.
May 22, 2017
An essential task of the university is to provide a space where diverse points of view can be debated, argue five Distinguished Professors at the City University of New York, who support Linda Sarsour's right to deliver next week's commencement address.

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May 22, 2017
On Glass House, the story of Lancaster, Ohio, and the Anchor Hocking glass factory.
May 22, 2017
Augmented reality, flight attendants, and not the future of face-to-face teaching.
May 21, 2017
"Elite" institutions get a pass while the vulnerable are made to knuckle under.

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September 17, 2009
Colleges should educate their students about the Internet, not try to shield them from it, Joseph Storch argues in the first of a two-part series.
September 17, 2009
David Galef describes how the men, women and children of U of All People are welcoming in the new academic year.
September 16, 2009
Jim Carroll and Paul Ricoeur looked death in the face and wrote about it. Scott McLemee reads the fragments....
September 15, 2009
It’s not easy to find a country in the Middle East whose universities honor academic freedom as we know it in most Western countries. Syria is a police state, comparable in some ways to North Korea or Myanmar. Iran has substantially become one. Egypt’s security police maintain a chilling presence on campus. The one country that maintains academic freedom is Israel, though of course not in the occupied territories. The comparative climate for intellectual debate in the region is too often ignored or slighted in discussions promoted by the various boycott movements.
September 15, 2009
A trip to the movie theater and an offhanded comment from an employee prompt Karen Gross to reflect on the similarities between cooking and presiding over a college.

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