I happened upon a conversation on Twitter about institutes where the original poster was asking whether people had been involved in starting or leading any centers or institutes on campus. I was surprised at how involved and committed people were … Continue reading →
I’ve had email subscriptions to EdX, Coursera, and Udemy and even taken a “free” course through the massive online open course format, more commonly known as MOOC nowadays. I think it’s quite neat, and judging by the many students all … Continue reading →
I reviewed two cases on the Office of Research Integrity’s website. Actually, I reviewed several, but I circled back around to a couple of them for the purpose of writing this post. In 2020 ORI found that Charles A. Downs, … Continue reading →
In a conversation about The University recently, a former colleague said she was certain that academia would change. “Wouldn’t it?” She asked. Perhaps she wasn’t as sure as she said. Not an academic, herself, she observed that every client she … Continue reading →
This week in Future Professoriate we look at the mission statements of a couple universities of our choosing. I chose to post on King’s College in the United Kingdom and Spelman College in Atlanta, USA. I wanted to look outside … Continue reading →
Hello readers, I’m Leslie Robertson Toney, a Ph.D. student of Sociology with a concentration on Women’s and Gender Studies. My interests broadly speaking are in health, well-being, and society. Specifically, I am interested in the ways women and adolescents articulate … Continue reading →
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