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by Patricia G. Selinger We need to get behind the message that science and engineering are gender-blind. At a time when information-technology companies scour the Earth in search of technical skills, fewer college women choose careers in science and technology than did the women of a decade...

by Ronald Wolk Our institutions of higher learning have played a critical role in shaping the nation’s public schools, but, unfortunately, their influence has been largely negative. Colleges and universities have pretty much.

by Christopher Cumo C.P. SNOW regarded the humanities and sciences as different systems; its differences extend to the number of visiting scholars in each. Recently, 16 of 519 faculty jobs listed on H-Net,.

by Christopher Cumo C.P. SNOW regarded the humanities and sciences as different systems; its differences extend to the number of visiting scholars in each. Recently, 16 of 519 faculty jobs listed on H-Net, a Web site which lists positions in history and other humanities, were for visiting faculty. This...

by Jo Gibson IT WASN’T UNTIL recently, as I neared the end of my twenty-year-plus career as an editor and writer, that I embarked on my second, part-time, edging-my-way-into-retirement career as.

by Peter Temes WHEN I LEFT academe, I often thought about the title of Milan Kundera’s book Life Is Elsewhere. Like many scholars, I had the feeling that intellectual life was terribly thin outside colleges and universities. My earliest experiences in the 9-to-5 world didn’t help much. In my first...

by Brian Caterino THE POLITICS OF the Internet often defy conventional classification. Take the Napster dispute. Supporting the large media conglomerates is the heavy-metal rock group Metallica. They oppose free music distribution because it.

by Brian Caterino WHAT WOULD A truly cosmopolitan society look like? At the least, it would be a society based on mutual respect toward others and toward different ways of life. While it would accept notions of equal justice for all, it would also recognize and...
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