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May 22, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman considers the late writer's fiction and nonfiction on the subject.
May 21, 2018
If nothing else, we should offer a deeper and more meaningful connection to our institutions than sitting for hours in a sports arena, waiting to hear one's name called, argues Jonathan Beecher Field.

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May 22, 2018
New variation on a bad idea to remake higher ed.  
May 21, 2018
Food history books that teach us everything about the world.
May 21, 2018
All the things I thought I knew about graduate school but clearly had no clue about.

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May 18, 2011
Over the years there has emerged a body of Playboy scholarship, which I read around in, every once in a while, for the pictures. Actually, including images from the magazine seems to be a fairly recent development in this field. The pioneers were unable to do so (not much room for porn in the academic publishing world until fairly recently), and their their work sometimes suffered for it. A case in point is “Hugh M. Hefner: Guardian of the Faith” by the late J.A. Ward, appearing the summer 1963 issue of The Antioch Review.
May 17, 2011
When the U. of Texas released data on every faculty member, the focus was on stars at Austin. Harvest Moon writes about being in the report as an adjunct.
May 16, 2011
Judith Eaton urges the Senate leader -- as he asks appropriate questions about higher ed accountability -- to recognize the value of accreditation.
May 13, 2011
When you hit an awkward or incorrect sentence in a student essay, writes Mark Longaker, remember the learning process.
May 12, 2011
With all eyes on the Arab Spring, a revolution on American soil is going largely ignored. After four decades of estrangement from the U.S. military, elite universities are reopening their doors to the Reserve Officer Training Corps. At hand is an unprecedented opportunity to repair relations between America’s military and the society it protects. For ROTC’s return to be more than symbolic, however, university and military leaders must move beyond handshakes and start building real bridges.

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