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February 20, 2018
Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.
February 19, 2018
It's not easy to speak up on behalf of a colleague under face-to-face attack from students, but we must do so to defend our free speech, argues Jonathan Zimmerman.

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February 20, 2018
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February 20, 2018
Memo to socially conscious students: Dead white male authors and today's pop stars and rappers have much in common.

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April 15, 2010
Throughout my 31 years in higher education, from assistant to full professor at three universities — Oklahoma State, Ohio and Iowa State — I cannot recall doing anything that produced a lingering feeling of pride. I’m not talking about ego-related pride in a promotion or an award; you outgrow those as years pass. No. I’m talking about an act so challenging that you doubted that you could perform it but undertook it anyway as a test of character or acumen.
April 14, 2010
Seven years ago, Iraq's libraries went up in smoke. Scott McLemee looks at a history of book destruction.
April 13, 2010
David Galef reveals a U of All People colleague's secrets for saving professors time and easing their workload in the classroom.
April 12, 2010
Steve Cohen, a long-time adjunct, finds himself enrolled in law school -- and thinking about some common teaching questions and strategies
April 9, 2010
Forget the formal guidelines and codes: Mark Drozdowski offers a real-time method for judging the quality of your (and your employees') moral compass.

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