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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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February 9, 2017
Whatever the results of legal challenges, the executive order barring travel to the U.S. from certain Muslim nations will drive foreign scholars and students to think more favorably about other -- more welcoming -- places, argues Robert Quinn.
February 8, 2017
In Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan, Andrew McCarron faces an excess of material about his subject, not to mention more than 50 years of investigation, speculation and exegesis by obsessive fans, writes Scott McLemee.
February 7, 2017
Colleges will undoubtedly face more student protests, write Nancy Thomas and Adam Gismondi. How can educators leverage this historic opportunity and encourage constructive, inclusive political learning and participation?
February 6, 2017
Harrison Fluss and Landon Frim describe three basic styles to teaching in the current politically charged environment.
February 3, 2017
Activism and charged debate on campuses are certainly not new, but the intensity of the vitriol we’re seeing puts institutional leaders in unfamiliar territory, writes Kevin Kruger.

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