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A user's manicured hands rest on a laptop. The screen shows an ongoing remote conference meeting, with nine participants. A coffee cup sits next to the laptop.
October 6, 2022
In scrapping remote options for conferences, academia has set out on a dangerous trajectory, Shira Lurie and Nicole Schroeder write.
Two long skinny pieces of yellow caution tape, in an X, printed with the word "CANCELLED."
October 5, 2022
Poor training in teaching is one of several deeper organizational problems underlying issues like cancel culture and self-censorship, Kyle Sebastian Vitale writes.
A pro–abortion rights demonstrator holds a sign that says "My body my choice."
October 4, 2022
Restrictions on abortion access will negatively impact student mental health, and colleges and counseling centers must be prepared, Carla Chugani writes.

Letters to the Editor

September 23, 2022
Some programs may be ending, but Mellon and ACLS still support dissertation work and early-career scholars.
September 20, 2022
Studies that don't clearly define key terms reinforce misunderstanding rather than guiding students and families.
September 13, 2022
Don't dismiss the efforts of fellow academics—and especially the hard work of junior professors—to keep the humanities vital.
August 16, 2022
University officials believed it needed to protect its First Amendment right to hire based on sincerely held religious beliefs and maintain a voluntary academic community based on a shared framework of faith.
August 4, 2022
Growing up was always hard to do. It’s getting harder, and universities are doing little to help.

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October 6, 2022
David Hackett Fischer’s African Founders is a book we have greatly needed.
October 6, 2022
An introduction to “an intricate unsettled question.”
October 6, 2022
When scholarships go unawarded.

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October 5, 2022
Poor training in teaching is one of several deeper organizational problems underlying issues like cancel culture and self-censorship, Kyle Sebastian Vitale writes.
October 4, 2022
Restrictions on abortion access will negatively impact student mental health, and colleges and counseling centers must be prepared, Carla Chugani writes.
October 3, 2022
Juliet Shields hopes the dismantling of tenure seen at Emporia State and elsewhere might give way to a better system for protecting faculty rights—unionization.
October 3, 2022
Nursing school admissions practices need to change if the field is to become more diverse, writes Mindy N. Galvan.
September 30, 2022
An essay calling on professors to teach students to be builders, not critics, rests on a false dichotomy, Stephen Pasqualina writes.

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