I think we should take a page out the From Software playbook when it comes to approaches to teaching. Offer no comfort. Present new “dangerous” ideas to students, and teach them to face what’s coming because it won’t always be nice and pretty. After three games of hitting a wall at the 30-hour mark, Dark […]
Marquette Warrior Free Speech Debate: Blog Post Was Ethics Breach | The New Republic. I came to the exactly same conclusion as the author of this New Republic. This was way less about possible political correctness and more about the actions of the faculty member. It’s hard not to talk about your students, but it’s doubly important […]
Policy wise there’s not much, I believe we can do about this, unless there are threats of violence. The issue is really complex. Students have a right to speak their minds, but shouldn’t a faculty member have the right to feel safe in their classroom. The more I think about it I find myself thinking […]
Great article discussing how small businesses, particularly ones that focus on provide “intangibles”, like flavor, customer service, and curation can compete with businesses that have scale and mass produce things. Now if states would realized that small business are a good thing. Why Small Businesses Are Starting to Win Again – The New Yorker.
It’s not often that news terrifies me as an archivist, but this has definitely caused me to pause and reflect on my job as a University Archivist. I firmly believe in open access to information, but I plan on watching the case closely. My thoughts are with the archivist who have been suspended. Leaked University […]
This is a fascinating look at job ads from the MLA listings from the middle of the last century. There are some doozies. Jobs of the MLA.
8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments.
I can understand crying over losing your truck, but not over losing this swill. Big-rig with 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life beer stolen… | www.ajc.com.
Expelled Nazis Paid Millions In Social Security.
This is a neat study. Specifically the findings that while large weddings with honeymoons relate to a longer marriage, the cost most assuredly does not. Also a longer dating period seems to be beneficial. The Divorce-Proof Marriage – The Atlantic.