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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 12, 2010
Congressional concerns about for-profit college oversight reveal need for new system of accountability to protect the public interest across higher education, writes Anne D. Neal.
November 11, 2010
Efforts to evaluate universities from around the world may be flawed, but they aren't going away so they need to be understood, writes Philip G. Altbach.
November 10, 2010
A neglected book offers insights into how prominent scholars produce their work. Scott McLemee makes a recommendation.
November 9, 2010
Wick Sloane's annual look at the status of veterans at selective colleges finds some laggards -- and one pleasant surprise, at William & Mary.
November 8, 2010
A report provides both the rationale and a plan of action for colleges to recruit and retain more black, Latino and Native American students in STEM fields, writes Freeman A. Hrabowski III.

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