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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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March 17, 2010
The decision to honor a work in religious studies has provoked controversy. Scott McLemee meditates on the protest.
March 16, 2010
Recent debate about freeing professors to commercialize their inventions misses the mark, write Joshua Powers and Eric Campbell, who suggest rethinking the profit motive entirely.
March 15, 2010
Phil Baty, who oversees a controversial international rating of universities, admits that the process had serious flaws, but argues that rankings serve a legitimate purpose.
March 12, 2010
What they said, and what they really meant: David Galef channels a faculty gathering.
March 11, 2010
Rev. Liza Neal describes a different model for nurturing student spirituality in a diverse academic environment.

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