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Academically adrift: Limited learning on college campuses 

Title: Academically adrift: Limited learning on college campuses Authors: Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa Publisher: University of Chicago Press Call Number: LA227.4 .A78 2011 From the Publisher: "Almost everyone strives to go , but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed by Academically Adrift: are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there? For …

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DOE and Hedge Funds: Sneaky Pants? 

The New York Times broke a story this morning about Iowa Senator Charles Grassley (R) and his suspicion that the DOE and certain hedge funds have become closer than just friends. The article details how Grassley and other government officials are looking into this relationship over allegations that staff at the DOE slipped government information …

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Acquired: The Marketplace of Ideas (2010) 

Title: The marketplace of ideas: reform and resistance in the American university Author: Louis Menand Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, c2010 Check It Out:  LB2322.2 .M45 2010 From the Publisher: Has American higher education become a dinosaur? Why do professors all tend to think alike? What makes it so hard for colleges …

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