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April 2, 2000

WAY beyond the "Syllabus on the Web": The Chronicle of Higher Education announces that Columbia University and several other institutions are collaborating with Fathom.com, a for-profit web site, that will deliver on-line courses and "the intellectual milieu of academe" with virtual museum exhibits, lectures, and artistic performances.

March 23, 2000

American Studies to host George Lipsitz, Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego, for an afternoon of discussions about "mapping the discipline" on April 12th.

March 15, 2000

The Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne, noted thinker on science and religion, is coming to campus early in April. Click here to read about his work and up-coming science and religion events.

March 14, 2000

Calls for an emeritus center featured in the February / March issue of the Exchangemay be bolstered by information in this new article in The Chronicle of Higher Education,"The Imminent Surge in Retirements, by Denise K. Magner.

March 8, 2000

Would you like to help your Ph.D. students prepare for the possibility of a non-academic career? Feel free to pass along this brief list of resources.

The debate about technology transfer hits the pages of The Atlantic Monthly. Check out their recent article, "The Kept University."

March 3, 2000
Read more on love and the biology of behavior in Lingua Franca.

February 29, 2000

Extended Interview with Tom Insel. Read more on the genesis of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, the impact of minority recruitment on the sciences, threats to science, and the role of the mysterious in scientific discovery.

February 18, 2000

God Speaks on the Future of the Humanities

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