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Hello to all the foreign-language professors out there. This is just a quick note to let you know that my blog deals with more than Spanish. My postings refresh about every week or two and deal with language-learning generally, as well as teaching and learning a foreign language. There are also postings that are of interest to professional translators. I invite you to come explore its archives and post questions…Continue
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Dr. Cédric Sueur, working at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, was awarded by Le Monde for his work on primates during his PhD thesis research.
Each year, the French newspaper Le Monde gives a prize to the five best theses in science and allows the winners to write an article on their work in the newspaper. Cédric Sueur's article, published the 15th of…
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February is “Black History Month.” In 1926 Carter G. Woodson initiated this annual commemoration. By doing so, Dr. Woodson intended to stimulate scholarly and popular interest and inquiry into all aspects of
African American life, history, culture and politics.
Evidence-based research mattered to Professor Woodson. He understood the human tendency to emphasize the familiar and to avoid confronting evidence that challenges one’s…Continue
Added by Vincent K. Pollard on February 5, 2010 at 12:56am — No Comments
To continue the tales of a full time temp hire.
In order to make ends meet the university has decided to cut pay for lecturers and increase teaching requierments for senior instructors (they have 3 year contracts). At the same time, instructors have been told that we will be teaching more students per class.
Somewhere you would think that there was consideration of motivations. You need to wonder at what point instructors will either a) unionize or b) walk out.…Continue
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