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September 20, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Manhunt: Unabomber, a dramatic miniseries about Theodore Kaczynski and his capture by the FBI.
September 19, 2017
Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

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September 20, 2017
Could the big idea that has captured so much of our higher ed imagination actually be wrong?
September 20, 2017
Basically, all flagship universities are world-class universities, but not vice-versa. They are world-class universities with a heart, essentially.

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February 9, 2010
By rejecting anthologies and rebuffing biographers, a great author limited his future readership, writes Leonard Cassuto.
February 8, 2010
The New York Times last month reported a story about several politically active students who crossed the line from what the Times called “high jinks” to allegedly committing a federal felony (by breaking into the office of Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana to learn whether the Senator’s office was deliberately not answering phone calls). While this criminal activity is nothing short of outrageous, I assume it is an aberration. It is, however, connected to a bigger problem.
February 5, 2010
Maria Shine Stewart, a first timer at the annual gathering of literature and language instructors, will be paying off the trip for a while. But it was well worth it for the content and camaraderie, she writes.
February 4, 2010
Professors may get much better feedback by waiting a while -- and then asking students to reflect on what stayed with them, writes Tom Deans.
February 3, 2010
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, died last week. Scott McLemee salutes a voice of dissent.

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