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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 18, 2018
Robert Kelchen's new book.
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. 

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December 3, 2010
Can scholars plagiarize themselves? Perry A. Zirkel examines one case and its implications.
December 2, 2010
The push for performance-based funding, built on data and other outcomes, exaggerates the likely results, Garrison Walters writes.
December 1, 2010
Once, it was dangerous for professors to publish too much. Scott McLemee takes a trip to Geezer Junction.
November 30, 2010
In the midst of an economic crisis, financial literacy programs at colleges around the country are expanding.
November 29, 2010
Robert J. Sternberg, after working for more than 40 years in elite private institutions, describes how moving to a land-grant has changed his perceptions.

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