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I'm on fire but don't put me out, just let me burn

I saw something last week that almost literally and certainly figuratively set me on fire. It was Guilford College’s Convocation.

The president, Jane Fernandes… 243 more words

Apology for the liberal arts

I was a French major in college. I am not good at languages, but I wanted to be part of Davidson College’s second Junior-Year Abroad group. 340 more words

Not Every Student Wants a Party Zone

PTAA member Burkely Communities is carving out a niche in student housing by focusing on the studious set. From their press release:

Burkely Student Communities near Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), North Carolina A&T University, and other campuses are designed to offer an off-campus living experience conducive to academic success. 166 more words

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The future of work, the practice of law and computers that drive cars

IBM’s Watson Computer famously can play chess better than flesh-and-blood chess masters can, and it is a Jeopardy champion. It has cousins that can drive cars. 380 more words

The future of small liberal arts colleges -- "well trained minds & good hearts"

We have occasion to be concerned about the future of small, independent liberal arts colleges.

The June 28 issue of The Economist tees up the issue with an… 217 more words