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February 19, 2017

Day of Remembrance: The 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

As many know, Japanese Americans across the USA will participate this month in their local…
As many know, Japanese Americans across the USA will participate this month in their local Day of Remembrance commemorations. Held…
February 14, 2017

The Challenge Facing Libraries in an Era of Fake News

Making sense of information is hard, maybe increasingly so in today’s world. So what role…
Making sense of information is hard, maybe increasingly so in today’s world. So what role have academic libraries played in…
February 07, 2017

Why each side of the partisan divide thinks the other…

To some liberals, Donald Trump’s inauguration portends doom for the republic; to many conservatives, it’s…
To some liberals, Donald Trump’s inauguration portends doom for the republic; to many conservatives, it’s a crowning moment for the…
February 02, 2017

Research Libraries, University Presses Oppose Trump’s Immigration Order

The Association of Research Libraries and the Association of American University Presses stand unequivocally opposed…
The Association of Research Libraries and the Association of American University Presses stand unequivocally opposed to this immigration ban.
January 30, 2017

Decolonizing Research Practice

There is still a need for research practices that promote trustworthiness and respect for less…
There is still a need for research practices that promote trustworthiness and respect for less powerful participants.
January 24, 2017

Is the Classic “Maya Collapse” Really an Object Lesson for…

Does the "Maya Collapse" warn us of the path that our current civilization is following?
Does the "Maya Collapse" warn us of the path that our current civilization is following?
January 17, 2017

Where Hemlocks Live

7:42 pm, January 1, 2017. My colleague and I have just returned from a field trip…
7:42 pm, January 1, 2017. My colleague and I have just returned from a field trip to Bankhead National Forest in…
January 10, 2017

Lousy Sex

For arthropods, male-versus-female sex has more to do with infections than it does with genes…
For arthropods, male-versus-female sex has more to do with infections than it does with genes or chromosomes.
January 03, 2017

Democracy and the Death Penalty

Democracy is usually a good thing, but there are all sorts of examples in American…
Democracy is usually a good thing, but there are all sorts of examples in American life where we have a…
December 27, 2016

Cougars at the Nightstand

Bat biologist Rick A. Adams describes harrowing nightime encounters with mountain lions in the course…
Bat biologist Rick A. Adams describes harrowing nightime encounters with mountain lions in the course of doing research near Boulder,…
December 20, 2016

Water Is Life: The Standing Rock Protests over the Dakota…

The Standing Rock Protest became the largest Indian activist movement in history and raised extremely…
The Standing Rock Protest became the largest Indian activist movement in history and raised extremely important concerns.

 

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