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February 21, 2018
The idea of deliberately manipulating a crisis at a flagship U.S. university via social media once sounded like a crazy conspiracy theory, writes Ellen de Graffenreid, but we now realize the extent to which it can actually happen.
February 20, 2018
Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.

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February 21, 2018
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February 21, 2018
An endorsement of handshakes.
February 21, 2018
Will the Weinstein scandals lead to a change in academic culture?

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June 28, 2010
Colleges need to teach students not only how to use tools to learn, but how to use them with decency, write Sylvia Tomasch and Joseph Ugoretz.
June 25, 2010
Wick Sloane shares the tale of a student and of Tim O’Brien, from Vietnam -- North and South -- to Bunker Hill, and on to Mount Holyoke.
June 24, 2010
Cliff Adelman explores the rhetoric and practice surrounding an oft-used phrase -- and asks readers to consider six frameworks for thinking about the word before they next utter it.
June 23, 2010
A classic work on the Depression era is back in print. Scott McLemee rallies to its call.
June 22, 2010
In 2009 a group of 42 researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs met together at the invitation of Union Square Ventures, a venture capital firm, to discuss how the Web could transform education. A major theme of the daylong discussion, which took place under the theme "Hacking Education," was "unbundling," the process through which online distribution of digital media and information breaks apart and erodes existing industries.

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