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May 23, 2017
While most believe the contrary, some people understand that plagiarism is not necessarily deceitful or deserving censure, writes Jennifer A. Mott-Smith.
May 22, 2017
Bill Mahon describes a decade of inaccurate emergency communications on campuses and provides advice on how to avoid these situations going forward.

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May 23, 2017
If properly managed, sub-brands add dimension and character to the core institution’s brand, enabling a deep focus on a specific area of expertise.
May 22, 2017
On Glass House, the story of Lancaster, Ohio, and the Anchor Hocking glass factory.
May 22, 2017
Augmented reality, flight attendants, and not the future of face-to-face teaching.

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April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.
April 11, 2005
An academic blogger talks about a new campaign to interest readers in fiction that they might otherwise miss.
April 8, 2005
Terry Caesar considers the allure of academic jobs in faraway locations.
April 7, 2005
The news of Saul Bellow's death sent me to the bookshelves, in search of (among other things) a set of interviews about his life and work that he gave 15 years ago. His answers were eloquent and cranky, occasionally at the same time; and taken all together, they form a major exhibit in what is now, for better or worse, the Saul Bellow Memorial Wing of my own literary education.
April 6, 2005
Michael Arnzen offers what he calls "behavior modification for the chronically tardy."

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