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August 14, 2018
In an era of dangerous backsliding by our government and demagogues around the world, students must help fight for fundamental freedoms and protections, argue Barbara Frey and Laura Bloomberg.
August 13, 2018
Jim Jump considers issues raised by a new trend.
August 13, 2018
That compact -- between colleges, state governments and others -- means making a sustained investment in low-income, first-generation and minority students, writes Joni Finney.

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August 14, 2018
Conversation types and conflicts.
August 13, 2018
Do you have giant concrete buildings on your campus?
August 13, 2018
On New York's free college program, and who actually benefits.

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August 17, 2011
A historian's thoughts on recent American religious history resonate with the campaign season. Scott McLemee looks around the paywall.
August 16, 2011
If universities want to end athletic scandals, they need to kill Division I football and basketball, writes Lewis Margolis.
August 15, 2011
Daniel S. Hamermesh studied why more attractive people are more successful -- and found evidence that the trend applies in academe.
August 12, 2011
Discouraging professors of journalism from doing journalism themselves is like telling a music professor to give away his piano and write about people who still play one. In the fall of 2010 I was denied funding by the journalism department at the American University in Cairo, my employer at the time, for travel to Tunisia, where I was hoping to write about the lack of journalistic attention on that despotic country. Why the rejection? I was a tenure-track faculty member with a Ph.D. and, therefore, I should have been conducting only “academic” research, not political analysis.
August 11, 2011
In the time of Twitter, concision may be a valid goal in student writing. But clarity and accuracy are often emphasized too little, Kim Epting argues.

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