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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 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. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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November 20, 2009
Adam Kotsko questions the idea that small discussion-based courses are the ideal form of undergraduate education.
November 19, 2009
Instead of trying to turn themselves into something they're not -- a center of fundamental learning -- campus libraries should focus on their traditional core mission of supporting education and research, writes Johann Neem.
November 18, 2009
A celebrity so big that party politics can't hold her. Scott McLemee takes a look at Going Rouge.
November 17, 2009
Brian Rosenberg explains why, as a college president, he has a high bar for speaking out on public issues.
November 16, 2009
Tom Deans and Tom Roby, directors of a university's centers to help students with writing and mathematics, respectively, consider the styles, goals and metaphors of their related efforts.

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