Mark Regnerus, a sociologist at the University of Texas at Austin, is in such a position right now.
Monthly Archives For August 2012
A college president actually wrote a book critical of the president.
A little bit of broadcasting history which you are unlikely to get in a broadcast journalism class.
“You know that a lot of people don’t have a big imagination, even with sixth-graders, their imagination is slowly dying, so you have to continue to dream big and you can do great things in life.”—Imaginative sixth-grader Gabrielle Williams
“With the exception of a few areas — specifically, climate and the environment, certain fields within biology and medicine, history of science and the interaction between science and public policy — the rot that infects the rest of academia has been averted in science and engineering schools.”— Ron Lipsman, professor emeritus of mathematics and former senior associate dean of the College of Computer, Math & Physical Sciences, University of Maryland.
If the federal government’s new education standards are so common, why have few people seen them?
It might not be seismic, but there is a shift in academia away from the faddish and back towards the traditional.
Public school teachers have been bemoaning the decline in reading skills for years. At least one teacher is trying to do something about it.
Racial preferences embraced by supposedly elite law schools may actually be forcing blacks out of the legal profession.
Race-based college admission preferences actually hurt minority applicants, three members of the U. S. Civil Rights Commission allege.