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October 7, 2022
Career development offices can work differently and better to support first-generation and other disadvantaged students, writes Brittany Wampler.
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October 7, 2022
Scott McLemee surveys new university press titles on information technology and digital media, covering topics ranging from technology in policing to online felines.
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October 6, 2022
In scrapping remote options for conferences, academia has set out on a dangerous trajectory, Shira Lurie and Nicole Schroeder write.

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 7, 2022
Responses on dead scholarships, a search for a grant, an open-ended question and Parents’ Weekend.
October 6, 2022
An exceptionally well-timed and compellingly argued book from the president of Johns Hopkins University.
October 6, 2022
David Hackett Fischer’s African Founders is a book we have greatly needed.

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October 6, 2022
In scrapping remote options for conferences, academia has set out on a dangerous trajectory, Shira Lurie and Nicole Schroeder write.
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.

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