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October 8, 2015
Educational institutions need a new accounting system to meet the demands of our information economy, Arthur Levine argues.
October 7, 2015
Writer, professor, tattoo artist … not so daring now, but 60 years ago, it was another story. Scott McLemee on the lost essays of a wild one.

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October 8, 2015 - 9:00pm
Do you also write emails that you never send?
October 8, 2015 - 8:27pm
Advice for navigating academic social events when you don't drink alcohol.
October 8, 2015 - 8:12pm
You can make your work open access without sacrificing quality or prestige.


May 21, 2007
People often ask me why I serve on so many committees. I usually tell them a story about my grandfather. When I was a young child, I often saw him in a T-shirt that read, “Don’t ask me, I’m not on a committee.” Beneath this motto was a trail of enigmatic paw prints. To my young eyes, the paw prints seemed to indicate a level of playfulness and mischief, but also perhaps an element of dehumanization. Even before I knew what a committee was, I made up my mind that I wouldn’t make the same mistake. I would be on a committee.
May 18, 2007
Shari Wilson considers what she's learned while teaching at a university and why she's happy to be moving to a community college.
May 17, 2007
Luis M. Proenza writes that it's time to rethink the way we compare universities -- and to move beyond grant totals.
May 16, 2007
Did a postmodern theorist conceal his Stalinist past? Scott McLemee looks down the memory hole.
May 15, 2007
Terry Caesar considers what he's learned writing his column.


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