18 février 2017

Mary Tyler Moore, From Here

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. You know that feeling when it suddenly dawns on you that something you think of as normal and natural strikes most of the rest of the world as strange. Read more...

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Roll Call

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Brookdale welcomes students of all religions, or no religion, openly and without favor. It’s right to do so. It will continue to do so. Read more...

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Ask the Administrator: Free the ABD!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Thinking beyond the Ph.D. Read more...

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Ask the Administrator: Where To Go From Here?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Degree choices and career paths. A newish Master’s degree recipient in English writes. Read more...

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Anxiety, the Media and a New Feminist Revolution

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Elizabeth Coffman. An increase in anxiety is not a new thing for universities. In the past decade campuses have seen a rise in emergency mental health requests. Anxiety, depression, pharmaceutical dependency and an elevated demand for mental health care are widely reported, particularly for women. Read more...

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Math Geek Mom: On Being Polite

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. The first line of a draft of a paper I am writing begins by describing “impure altruism” as not being meant to be making a moral statement about the donor, but rather an attempt to describe the relationship between the donor and the actual donations being made. Read more...

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Math Geek Mom: Undefeated

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. In Math, there is a theorem that states the fact that, in a set of positive integers, there will always be a smallest element. Read more...

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Math Geek Mom: Pet Rocks (and Such)

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. In a recent class in Microeconomics, I found myself explaining how a change in tastes could affect the demand for a good. To illustrate this concept, I drew upon the idea of “pet rocks,”  which were popular when I was a teen. When I mentioned these to my students, they, mostly millennials, looked at me like I had lost my sanity. Read more...

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Melania as Feminist Rorschach Test

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. I’ve been reading with great interest several articles that are discussing shifts in feminism. Just this weekend, the New York Times Magazine featured a cover story examining Feminism and the Left. Read more...

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The New and Old Face of Gaming

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. Over the winter break during a family visit, I watched my children and their cousin play Monopoly on a video gaming system. It recalled nothing of the experience of Monopoly during my youth. Read more...

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