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February 2013 Blog Posts (14)

For-Profit "Colleges" and 19th C Working Conditions

Here's what a former student informs me about working for a for-profit "college" -- the conditions are horrific and he has no rights.  I'm collecting horror stories (anonymous if need be) of adjuncts working the the for-profit sector for a future blog post, these academic slaves need union…

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Added by Joseph A. Palermo on February 26, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Sequestration Zzzzzzz

In late-2011, when House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threatened not to raise the debt ceiling (a political tactic never before used by Congress that affected the nation’s credit rating) the novelty…

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Added by Joseph A. Palermo on February 24, 2013 at 9:03pm — No Comments

What We Can All Learn About Careers From Female Leadership in Academe

Note: The following interview is from HigherEdJobs.com and was posted Feb. 21, 2013.

When we started HigherEd Careers interviews years ago, we aspired to find experts who can help members of our community reflect, shape and act on their career plans. This month we are proud to share one of our most inspirational and practical interviews featuring leadership and ethics professor Susan Madsen of Utah Valley University. Her insights provide a detailed current look at…

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Added by Lisa L. Rollins, Ph.D. on February 21, 2013 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Kerry and Hagel, Vietnam and Iraq

It’s a welcome step to see President Obama appoint two Vietnam veterans to serve as Secretaries of State and Defense. John Kerry and Chuck Hagel are two people who have experienced war directly and have voiced publicly their deep ambivalence about war.

Too bad in 2002…

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Added by Joseph A. Palermo on February 19, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Desiline Victor and Black History Month

In his State of the Union address when President Barack Obama paid tribute to Desiline Victor, the 102-year-old African-American woman from North Miami who was forced to…

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Added by Joseph A. Palermo on February 13, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Transformation Happening At Warp Speed

Source: www.techcrunch.com

By: Gregory Ferenstein

Date: 2/11/13

Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace…

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Added by Faculty Row Alerts on February 11, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments

How Universities Are Using Twitter (UK)



Source: www.theglobeandmail.com

Date: 2/9/13

By: Melonie Fullick…

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 9, 2013 at 8:48am — No Comments

WMU Professor - Global Warming is Accelerating

Source:www.wkzo.com

Date: 2/9/13

Kalamazoo Professor says Global warming is happening faster than expected

Saturday, February 09, 2013 6:38 a.m. EST

Dr, David Karowe has studied the long term effects of global warming

Dr, David Karowe has studied the long term effects of global warming…

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 9, 2013 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

MIT Network - Hacked Again Three Times

Source: www.boston.com

By: Katherine Landergan

Date: 2/7/13

Following Aaron Swartz's suicide, MIT network attacked three times…

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 7, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Obama to Hire MIT Physicist ?

source: www.reuters.com

DateBy Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason

Date: 2/6/13 (9:25 EST)

Exclusive: Obama considering MIT physicist Moniz for energy secretary - sources

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama is considering naming nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz, one of…

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 6, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Professor Collapses In Class, Dies

Source: www.ydr.com

Date: 2/6/13

Via AP Wire 6:25AM EST

Monday Night (2/5/13):



BLOOMSBURG, Pa.—Bloomsburg University officials say a 77-year-old political science professor collapsed at the start of her class and died.

The Press-Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/11p9iJs) students in Gloria Cohen-Dion's seminar on writing the Constitution called 911 and went looking for other…

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 6, 2013 at 7:22am — No Comments

CSU Professor Weighs In on Iran

Source: www.presstv.com

Date: 2/5/13

"US sanctions murdering Iranians in cold blood: US professor"

A political analyst says the United States is “murdering Iranians” in cold blood by imposing tough sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Press TV reports.





“We are treating Iran very terribly. We need to end the military…

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Added by Faculty Row Alerts on February 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Metal Detetctors at Atlanta School Didn't Work

www.bigstory.ap.org

Via : AP

Date: 2/2/13 9:39 EST

METAL DETECTORS NOT WORKING DAY OF SCHOOL SHOOTING

Feb. 2 8:25 PM EST

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Added by Faculty Row Support on February 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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