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June 15, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Michael Ohl’s The Art of Naming, which explores some of the one million animal species that have been identified.
June 14, 2018
Describing his service on a voluntary visiting team, Bob Ubell defends regional accreditation as a form of “deliberative democracy” and urges us not to hand it over to a federal education police force.

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June 14, 2018
I'm not losing my mind yet, but it's close.
June 14, 2018
Chicago's decision; course placement; a milestone.  

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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.
November 24, 2010
At the start of the Great Depression, a moonlighting professor described U.S. culture perfectly. Scott McLemee unearths a classic.

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