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May 24, 2017
Scott McLemee has found most recently published books on digital discourse -- memes, tweeting and other modes of contemporary communication -- hard to keep reading. The exception is Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner’s The Ambivalent Internet.
May 23, 2017
While most believe the contrary, some people understand that plagiarism is not necessarily deceitful or deserving censure, writes Jennifer A. Mott-Smith.

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May 24, 2017
A guest post (and Q&A) from Michigan's James DeVaney.
May 24, 2017
A recent hoax is the latest among many tests of peer review. What should we learn from it?

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May 27, 2009
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities was held in Washington last week. Scott McLemee experiences "the wisdom of repugnance."
May 27, 2009
In response to an essay last week, four financial aid directors explain their reasons for supporting President Obama's student loan proposal.
May 26, 2009
On a personal note: My students this semester knew I was writing about my experience teaching while serving as a college president. Several times as we approached the end of the term, I shared with them that I had learned a lot this semester and would miss them. One student in the class expressed surprise -- he had not thought about my learning during the semester. This last column is an effort to explain something about the co-learning that transpired. In a sense, this is a “thank-you” note to my students. ***
May 22, 2009
Kenneth P. Ruscio sees advantages in having new graduates addressed at commencement by someone who isn't a celebrity.
May 21, 2009
President Obama’s proposal to end the Federal Family Education Loan Program and make all federal student loans through the Direct Loan Program has gotten a lot of media attention. But for all the talk about budget numbers and politics, the views of college financial aid administrators have been largely lost in the shuffle.

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