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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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December 16, 2009
The Savage Detectives and 2666 make literature feel like a matter of life and death. Scott McLemee interviews a prominent Bolaño-logist.
December 15, 2009
Public universities need help, but that doesn't mean the values of the Morrill Act should be discarded by favoring a few institutions over the rest, writes M. Duane Nellis.
December 14, 2009
When American students want to do good in the developing world, do they have the tools to help or are they going to be a burden on those who do? Debra Carney asks some tough questions.
December 11, 2009
Whether they've been naughty or nice, the men and women of U of All People are due gifts at this time of year. David Galef presents the wish list.
December 10, 2009
Mikita Brottman bemoans the lost art of the creative syllabus, and what it says about our colleges and their students.

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