"The real power of education...looking up my educational background and wondering what right I had to be there."
Monthly Archive: October 2023
The confusing and problematic message makes sense. (Spoiler alert: Consider the messenger.)
Nearly half of U.S. states have either barred or are seeking to bar investing state-run investment in ESG-related funds.
Brown said, “What we’ve done is we’ve made diversity the mission. Wrong mission."
“Bypassing faculty-of-record and hiring third-party graders is infringing on faculty freedom.”
Cornell's president & provost: "We cannot accept this resolution, the actions are at odds with the goals of a Cornell …
Rubrics exemplify the idea that everything must be reduced to numbers to measure performance objectively. This makes no sense when …
"Rx Kids is a collaboration among Michigan State Univ., Univ. of Michigan, and the Flint-based Charles Stewart Mott Foundation."
Some teachers find it easier to keep the status quo as many politicians do. After all, the status quo puts …
"Tenure allows the university to be an independent voice for truth." (...if you value independence and truth).
Irene Mulvey, AAUP president: "The fields...enrich academia, civilization, and are being dragged into the culture wars."
"We can move toward the self-realization that we are the system. If we rage, we rage against ourselves, against our …
"More scientists and engineers will be encouraged to conduct military-related research rather than work in more peaceable fields."
It's damned if you do, damned if you don't.
"Washtenaw County Judge Carol Kuhnke declined to issue a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction."