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April 26, 2017
In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.
April 26, 2017
Colleges and universities need to step up on behalf of faculty and staff members, argues an anonymous writer, and engage not simply in the prevention of suicide but also its destigmatization.

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April 26, 2017
Techniques that work for community colleges.  
April 26, 2017
It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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May 26, 2009
On a personal note: My students this semester knew I was writing about my experience teaching while serving as a college president. Several times as we approached the end of the term, I shared with them that I had learned a lot this semester and would miss them. One student in the class expressed surprise -- he had not thought about my learning during the semester. This last column is an effort to explain something about the co-learning that transpired. In a sense, this is a “thank-you” note to my students. ***
May 22, 2009
Kenneth P. Ruscio sees advantages in having new graduates addressed at commencement by someone who isn't a celebrity.
May 21, 2009
President Obama’s proposal to end the Federal Family Education Loan Program and make all federal student loans through the Direct Loan Program has gotten a lot of media attention. But for all the talk about budget numbers and politics, the views of college financial aid administrators have been largely lost in the shuffle.
May 20, 2009
Is "Little Orphan Annie" the key to understanding Obama-phobia? Scott McLemee interviews a scholar in the field of comics studies.
May 19, 2009
Religious vigilantism poses a danger to Catholic colleges, writes Patricia McGuire. Hearing from the president of the United States does not.

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