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Public Intellectual Goodness from Friends

Today my twitter-league, Rhonda Ragsdale, launched the public interface of her research agenda on historic black towns. It’s a wonderful project that may be of particular interest to my many … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Economics of PhDing

From GenomeWeb comes a summary of Lee Skallerup Bessette’s post on Insider Higher Ed about one of the hidden expenses of academic life: the conference debt. This post started as … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

claude fischer on recent poverty research

Originally posted on orgtheory.net:
Boston Review has a new article by sociologist Claude Fischer on the topic of poverty research. He covers a lot of ground in a few…

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

For-profit College: Route to Opportunity or Unemployment?

Originally posted on karlyberezowsky:
By: Karly Berezowsky Published by Ground Report at: http://www.groundreport.com/Business/For-profit-College-Route-to-Opportunity-or-Unemplo/2945584 For-profit colleges have landed in the spotlight for deceptive advertising tactics and for giving out degrees that…

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tweeting with CHE

Originally posted on zunguzungu:
The Chronicle of Higher Education has done the sensible thing and fired Naomi Schaefer Riley: We now agree that Ms. Riley’s blog posting did not meet The Chronicle’s…

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment
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