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February 23, 2018
Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.
February 23, 2018
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.

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February 23, 2018
What does "winning" mean for a higher education institution?
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 
February 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.

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July 27, 2010
Lanny Arvan considers the lessons for an instructor on issues of openness, privacy and writing.
July 26, 2010
American academics should take note of the way their northern neighbor is gaining on them in higher education, write Stephen J. Toope and Neil Gross.
July 23, 2010
I’m sick. And I don’t mean sniffles and tickle in my throat. I mean swallowing pitchforks and a jackhammer on the brain. That kind of sick. The doctor calls it strep throat. I call it hell on earth.In this state, in this death-bed existence, I feel lucky.I have written a lot about unfair pay for adjunct faculty, or how they aren’t included enough in most departments. These are all important issues, but I think I’m overlooking one of the biggest problems in the adjunct profession: health benefits.
July 22, 2010
The contracts offered to scientists in the Gulf illustrate why universities and the press need to be vigilant about corporate control of research, writes Cary Nelson.
July 21, 2010
An acclaimed dramatic series about the world of advertising returns to TV. Scott McLemee glances at the historical context.

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