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September 23, 2016
As we consider which aspects of racism we in higher education can most effectively address, we need to make our institutions ideal places for cultivating the sociological imagination, writes Judith Shapiro.
September 22, 2016
Proponents of digital badges and alternative credentials have valuable goals, writes Colin Mathews, but are pushing a universal language of credentialing that is unnecessary and unfair.

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September 22, 2016
Star Trek, job security, movies and a future author.
September 22, 2016
Steps you can take this week, this month, and this year.
September 22, 2016
Why you have a fast job in a slow institution.

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November 12, 2007
Paula M. Krebs considers how a woman educated professors about issues of class and power -- while helping all who relied on her.
November 9, 2007
The Iranian president's Columbia visit created the impression that universities have two choices with such figures: keep them away or justify their visits by being rude. There's another possibility, writes Pat Hostetter Martin.
November 8, 2007
A federal judge’s ruling in an accreditation case should force states to do what most have long avoided, Alan Contreras argues: ensure the quality of colleges that operate within their borders.
November 7, 2007
Word got around some months ago that a French psychoanalyst had published a guide to talking about books without reading them. After seeing a few blog conversations on this development, news that the volume would be translated into English seemed anticlimactic -- redundant, even.
November 6, 2007
Don't count on voter mobilization efforts to bring young people into the political process, Daniel Shea and Melissa Comber write. Colleges -- and courses in American government -- have a crucial role to play.

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