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February 16, 2018
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
February 15, 2018
The story behind Lawrence Bacow's selection as president of Harvard University exemplifies the transformative power of higher education, writes Ted Mitchell.

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February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 
February 15, 2018
The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.
February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

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March 6, 2009
If colleges want to reach more students, and foundations and lawmakers want more graduates, they need to consider the real gender gap, writes Richard Whitmire.
March 5, 2009
After years of attacks on science, the election of a science-friendly president makes now the time to push for the politically unbiased use of science in education and policy making, write Joseph Karlesky, Richard Pepino and James Strick.
March 4, 2009
Whatever happened to cinephilia? Scott McLemee loses it at the movies....
March 3, 2009
President Obama's speech last week made good on his campaign promise to elevate higher eduation's domestic priority, writes Art Hauptman. But are his budget proposals adequate to meet the lofty goals he has now established?
March 2, 2009
A professor describes what accountability looks like on campus, and suggests that administrators or lawmakers be required -- when adopting requirements -- to estimate the hours needed.

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