21 août 2019

Defending Science Through Its Values

HomeThe myth that science should rely on proof or certainty is a view so harmful to scientific understanding that it only gives aid and comfort to climate-change deniers and others who attack it, argues Lee McIntyre. More...

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Destination Moon

HomeScott McLemee reviews Charles Pappas's One Giant Leap: Iconic and Inspiring Space Race Inventions That Shaped History. More...

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Uniform Rules to Protect Access

HomeThe state authorization fiasco in California is the sort of unintended consequence that can occur when policy makers impose rules only on one sector of higher education, writes Steve Gunderson. More...

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Foxy Logic

HomeScott McLemee continues his review of Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers. More...

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We Must Have Both

HomeHigher education institutions must work to bolster the security of their research without sacrificing openness and collaboration, write Peter McPherson and Mary Sue Coleman. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Fool Me Twice

HomeWhat possible reason could the parents in the latest admissions scandal have had, writes Jim Jump. More...

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A String of Scandals

HomeWilliam G. Tierney describes the mistakes that brought down the University of Southern California. More...

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Interdisciplinary Action

HomeScott McLemee reviews Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers. More...

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Platinum Parachutes Revisited

HomePerhaps it is time for college and university governing boards to consider whether current and future students should have to pay for failed presidencies, argue James Finkelstein and Judith Wilde. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Rightsizing

HomeGeorge Washington U's plan to shrink is worth watching, writes Jim Jump. More...

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