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Why Pick on Middlebury?

Millions of students graduate from college each year, fretting more about jobs than politics. So why is Middlebury treated as a microcosm of American higher education?

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A College President Speaks

Gerhard Casper’s memoir focuses on the highest principle of higher education: academic freedom.

Stress Test: Why the College Admissions Process Is So Nerve-Wracking

The process of getting into college grows more expensive, arcane, mysterious and nettlesome by the year for families and students alike. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Apply and Demand

Inside the strange world of college tuition pricing.

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Gassing Up

The company’s CEO is pleased with his position in Europe after securing funding for Nord Stream 2.

Commitment Issues

It goes far deeper than a failure to reach the 2% spending target.

After The Referendum

The Council of Europe re-introduces monitoring for Turkey on human rights issues for the first time since 2004.

A New Deal

For Moscow, round two of production cuts is going to be harder than round one.

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

The U.S. is rushing to deploy missile defense in South Korea before the elections.

Pyongyang Under Pressure?

Is Pyongyang rationing fuel in fear of a coming Chinese embargo?

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