From Doublethink, what college bubble? Andrianes Pinantoan on whether students forgo college out of fear of being caught in the same kind of economic crunch caused by the sub-prime mortgage bubble. A buyer’s guide to American colleges: Rare is the college graduate who’s attended more than one school — but when you’ve attended four very different types of university, it’s incumbent upon you to share what you’ve learned. Miami University is a sick, sick campus in desperate need of the largest group therapy session ever recorded. Academics, on average, lean to the left; a survey being released today suggests that they are moving even more in that direction. Who knows what: For decades the sciences and the humanities have fought for knowledge supremacy — both sides are wrong-headed. Fearless symmetries: Sciences and the arts are re-entering each other's orbits in a burst of boundary-blurring creativity, Arthur I. Miller observes. How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities: “English majors are exactly the people I'm looking for”, one successful Silicon-Valley entrepreneur recently said. My norm is more normal than yours: Aaron Bady on academic tweeting and loose fish.

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