October 24, 2016
Now is the time to identify how to educate and inspire young people to tackle the grand challenges of the 21st century, writes the White House's Tom Kalil.
October 24, 2016
While colleges and universities throughout the nation are expanding civic engagement opportunities for students, Julie E. Wollman questions whether the current efforts are working as well as hoped.

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October 23, 2016
When good intentions aren't enough and student success is at risk.  
October 23, 2016
Why meaningful progress is an untidy business.
October 23, 2016
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August 26, 2009
A new book studies how criminals communicate with each other. Scott McLemee looks for career advice...
August 25, 2009
President Obama recently chose John Silvanus Wilson Jr. to be the new director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, replacing George W. Bush's appointee, Leonard Haynes. Although Wilson is a Morehouse College graduate, he has an Ivy League pedigree much like the president. His professional background is at majority institutions, including George Washington and MIT.
August 24, 2009
Timothy L. Wood didn't write an essay comparing Obama and Hitler. He shares his story about what happened online and in his life when some people thought he did.
August 21, 2009
Gregg Chenoweth's experience at the famed Oxford Round Table, at its 20th anniversary, offered a melding of mind and matter, pub and pulpit, enchantment and irritation.
August 20, 2009
While a new agenda for changing the approach to key courses may challenge professors and administrators, it's possible and it's vital, writes Julio de Paula.


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