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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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May 23, 2011
Stanton L. Jones argues that Christian colleges that bar gay sex can still be supportive of gay students.
May 20, 2011
With no budget for a big-name graduation speaker, David Galef reports, U of All People turns to one of its own.
May 19, 2011
Steve Allred, a provost, reflects on having taught freshmen for the first time in his career.
May 18, 2011
Over the years there has emerged a body of Playboy scholarship, which I read around in, every once in a while, for the pictures. Actually, including images from the magazine seems to be a fairly recent development in this field. The pioneers were unable to do so (not much room for porn in the academic publishing world until fairly recently), and their their work sometimes suffered for it. A case in point is “Hugh M. Hefner: Guardian of the Faith” by the late J.A. Ward, appearing the summer 1963 issue of The Antioch Review.
May 17, 2011
When the U. of Texas released data on every faculty member, the focus was on stars at Austin. Harvest Moon writes about being in the report as an adjunct.

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