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The Chronicle Review

The Mythology of Jackson State

The 1970 shootings were about racist police brutality, not the Vietnam War.


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An Open Letter to the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College

It was a mistake to invite a racist, xenophobic German philosopher and politician to your conference.

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The Wisdom of Hosting a Presidential Debate — or Not

Go for it, says one administrator who’s been through the experience, but only if you can respond with a confident "yes" to four questions.

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Weekly Book List, October 27, 2017

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.

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Commentary: Could Apple Computer Have Survived Higher Ed?

Ideas for improving academic culture abound, but too many die on the vine. Universities can change that.

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Commentary: How an Experiment in 3-D Printing Illuminated Our Humanities Classroom

The buggy unfamiliarity of the new technology helped students see older media with fresh eyes.

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Commentary: A Newer Education for Our Era

We need to teach creativity, collaboration, and adaptability.