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Adaptive Learning Could Be the Tesla of Education — in a Bad Way

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 5:09pm
Ed-tech company officials who make exaggerated claims about the power of their products aren’t doing students any favors, and could end up hurting them.
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Why I’m Not Joining ‘Historians Against Trump’

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 2:00pm
A statement by the new group repudiates the discipline’s own values.
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Race-Conscious Admissions Policies Face More Tests After ‘Fisher’

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 6:29pm
The Supreme Court’s decision leaves the courthouse door open for every program to be judged on its particular facts.
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Weekly Book List, July 22, 2016

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 5:39pm
Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.
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The Lessons of Brexit for the Humanities

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 5:00am
Professors may think they can no longer live within their universities. But they certainly cannot live outside them.
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Article on Bias in Police Shootings Misconstrued Research Findings

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:36pm
A “muddy” relationship is quite different from a “spurious” relationship.
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No Need for Trump to Specify He Attended Wharton as an Undergrad

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:44pm
Both programs are prestigious, with the undergrad program probably slightly edging out the graduate program.
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Combatting Sexual Harassment Doesn't Make One a Vigilante

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:25pm
We should dispense with the notion that one needs to be a “vigilante” or an “activist” to refuse to turn a blind eye to illegal and unethical behavior.
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Flagships Must Create New Models to Preserve the Public Good

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:55am
America built its economic strength and political vitality on the backs of its public universities. What will it take to sustain them?
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In Praise of Speculative History

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 6:41pm
New conjectural works share a project: to broaden the scope of historical understanding beyond the thin span of written records.
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Weekly Book List, July 15, 2016

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 5:46pm
Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.
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Building on the Success of the ‘Fisher’ Decision

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:00am
Colleges need to expand the pipeline of talented individuals, and to provide opportunities for diverse groups of young people to work together, long before they reach college age.
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I Read It at the Movies

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:00pm
The film Genius offers a peek into the bruising relationship between editors and authors.
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