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March 22, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.
March 22, 2019
We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.
March 21, 2019
Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.

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March 24, 2019
Revision strategies for your next big writing project.
March 22, 2019
Responding to "no fair"; concepts of meritocracy; "Network" on Broadway.
March 21, 2019
Reflections on last Friday's climate strike.

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February 14, 2013
The recent announcement that a higher education group will award credit for individual massive open online courses may be a step in the wrong direction, writes Pamela Tate.
February 13, 2013
A new documentary puts cultural historian and academic gadfly Russell Jacoby on screen. Scott McLemee gets a front-row seat.
February 12, 2013
Returning to his alma mater to teach, William Bradley thinks about the real lessons for undergraduates and for their professors.
February 12, 2013
Ted Fiske rewrites the lyrics of some traditional college songs and cheers -- and invites others to submit similar revisions of their favorites.
February 11, 2013
College leaders must have a strong backbone to build a viable online program and be willing to handle the results if they pull it off, writes Kenneth E. Hartman, former president of Drexel's eLearning program.

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