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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 28, 2016
One student reflects on his extracurricular employment.
September 28, 2016
Popular messaging app gets controversial.

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April 17, 2009
College leaders are understandably focused on short-term financial woes. But they'll err -- and do long-term damage, Peter Stokes writes -- if they hunker down and avoid asking basic questions about what they do.
April 16, 2009
A decidedly non-academic meeting leaves Patricia G. Greene and Heidi M. Neck thinking about how higher education needs to change.
April 15, 2009
John Summers' work has shed light on C. Wright Mills and other anarchists. In an interview, Scott McLemee shines a light on Summers himself ...
April 14, 2009
Academics who tsk-tsk at the perverse rewards that spurred the financial crisis, Christoph Knoess says, shouldn't act smug; the faculty rewards structure itself is flawed and destructive.
April 13, 2009
Mary W. George reviews the confessions college students make to librarians -- and their implications for educators.

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