Academic Freedom and Rachel Slocum

If you have not heard about the controversy surrounding Rachel Slocum, I urge you to read the Chronicle of Higher Education article entitled “One Email, Much Outrage”, by Peter Schmidt. It is an unfortunate story that highlights just how quickly … Continue reading

A fistful of PhDs…

Inspired by the Nature article entitled “The PhD Factory“, I thought that I would write about this topic that hits so close to home for me: the growing number of PhDs being awarded in the U.S and around the world. … Continue reading