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August 31, 2016
In our digital age, some people predict that writing by hand could become an antiquarian hobby, but Anne Trubek's The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting is a story of metamorphosis, not of decline, writes Scott McLemee.
August 30, 2016
Recognizing graduate students as employees is good for the whole university, argues Mary Grace B. Hébert.

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August 31, 2016 - 9:00pm
Historical arguments for a positive future.
August 31, 2016 - 8:14pm
Students and their expectations.  
August 30, 2016 - 9:04pm
“How many students does a section need to have to run?”  

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December 9, 2008
Memo to President-elect Obama: History shows that expanding access to higher education is a smart investment during economic downturns, writes John Aubrey Douglass.
December 8, 2008
Teresa Ghilarducci recounts the experience of having her academic research suddenly end up in the presidential campaign -- and become right wing media target.
December 5, 2008
Financial headlines got you (and your endowment) down? David Galef shares U of All People's strategies for refilling its coffers.
December 4, 2008
In Talking Out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman (Dalkey Archive Press), Kass Fleisher reviews her education and her career in college teaching -- without holding back criticism of herself or academe. Sexual politics, class politics and academic politics all figure prominently. The following excerpt is from a section in which she recalls her years as an adjunct.
December 3, 2008
A new book explores the art of the public grovel. Scott McLemee takes notes.

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