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December 12, 2017

Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide—and that's not good

Agrobiodiversity is a genetic legacy created by natural selection interacting with cultural practices over thousands of…
Agrobiodiversity is a genetic legacy created by natural selection interacting with cultural practices over thousands of years—and it is declining in…
December 05, 2017

Batman and the Authenticity of Material Culture

We should not view traditional images and symbols as somehow more “authentic” than other, more…
We should not view traditional images and symbols as somehow more “authentic” than other, more modern ones.
November 28, 2017

Going Public in an Era of "Choice"

As we begin to figure out how to go public in this new era of…
As we begin to figure out how to go public in this new era of reform, we can take a…
Part II of the Writing Center Journal tribute to Michael Spooner.
November 16, 2017

Soundbites from Dialogues with Michael Spooner, Part I: A Happened,…

The editors of Writing Center Journal honor Michael Spooner’s work with writing center scholars on the occasion…
The editors of Writing Center Journal honor Michael Spooner’s work with writing center scholars on the occasion of his retirement from Utah…
November 06, 2017

Tools for Surviving in a Post-Truth World

In this age of social media, data leaks, and “fake news,” thoroughly researched, peer-reviewed, and accessible university press…
In this age of social media, data leaks, and “fake news,” thoroughly researched, peer-reviewed, and accessible university press scholarship is more important than…
October 31, 2017

A Poem from the Award-Winning Instead of Dying

A poem from Lauren Haldeman's new volume of poetry, Instead of Dying.
A poem from Lauren Haldeman's new volume of poetry, Instead of Dying.
October 24, 2017

The Disappearing Record of the Classic Maya

 The remains of the past are a nonrenewable resource worthy of preservation and investigation, regardless…
 The remains of the past are a nonrenewable resource worthy of preservation and investigation, regardless of their size, complexity, or…
October 17, 2017

How Vulnerable Are We to Collapse?

Archaeologists are plumbing the human experience to find out how various societies have responded to…
Archaeologists are plumbing the human experience to find out how various societies have responded to changes in climate, shifts in…
October 10, 2017

The Triage of Truth: Do Not Take Expert Opinion Lying…

The so-called Information Age is too often a Misinformation Age . . . 
The so-called Information Age is too often a Misinformation Age . . . 
October 03, 2017

Should We Worry that Half of Americans Trust Their Gut…

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll bet that’s true,” before you had all the…
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll bet that’s true,” before you had all the facts?

 

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