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January 24, 2020
Peter Pomerantsev's This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality demonstrates that one variety of globalization is compatible with economic protectionism, cultural isolationism and an obsession with national sovereignty, Scott McLemee writes.
January 23, 2020
Jeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree.
January 22, 2020
Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.

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January 24, 2020
A drop-everything moment.
January 24, 2020
While the balance of reconciling ideals and practical action will never be fulfilled, we would do well to remember the importance of ideals in our everyday lives.
January 23, 2020
Distance learning and the new anti-telecommuting policies for federal workers.

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December 16, 2019
In Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, the question becomes whether or not Scrooge will see previous events as lessons that lead to transformation. Higher education finds itself in a similar position today, writes Arthur Levine.
December 13, 2019
A poem about final papers by Laurence Musgrove.
December 12, 2019
We must be careful about properly crediting the work when we evaluate faculty members, argues Linus Yamane.
December 11, 2019
The really difficult part lies precisely in those areas where college and university leaders cannot borrow from corporate values and practices, writes Clara M. Lovett.
December 11, 2019
In the Third Age of online learning, companies are paying for their workers' online degrees. Does that bode well -- or ill -- for nonselective universities and their value proposition, Ryan Craig asks.

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