The Official Home of America's Top Professors™
DETROIT -- A man suspended from a Detroit-area university after writing about his attraction to teachers in a class journal sued the school Friday for $2.2 million and four lost credits, claiming his free-speech rights were violated.
Joseph Corlett, 57, a home builder who enrolled in college because of the weak economy, said…
Added by Lisa L. Rollins, Ph.D. on March 18, 2013 at 11:54pm — No Comments
Apologists for the war of aggression against Iraq that President George W. Bush launched ten years ago claim the United Nations and various European nations’ intelligence services “believed” Iraq had “weapons of mass destruction.” We constantly hear from former Bush officials that “everybody got it wrong” on Iraq when it came to whether or not Saddam Hussein possessed WMDs and we should therefore accept their sincerity in getting it “wrong” too. Yet they ignore the July 23, 2002…Continue
Added by Joseph A. Palermo on March 18, 2013 at 9:52pm — No Comments
Nothing moves fast in higher ed, except for MOOCs.
A year ago very few people had heard of the acronym for Massive Open Online Course. Now stories about the courses attracting tens of thousands of people for free are almost a weekly occurrence in …Continue
Added by Lisa L. Rollins, Ph.D. on March 15, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments
Added by Lisa L. Rollins, Ph.D. on March 13, 2013 at 8:48pm — No Comments
Here is the link to an article for which I was interviewed by Jean-François Cliche, Journaliste, sciences et environnement for the Quebec City newspaper Le Soleil:…Continue
Added by Ian C. Colquhoun on March 7, 2013 at 6:35pm — No Comments
As sure as the sun rises in the East we can count on seeing a host of North America’s most prominent “conservatives” and right-wingers hyperventilate in the days ahead about what a horrible “friend of Castro” Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was. There will be obituaries that refer to Chavez as a “communist” or a “dictator” or a “strong man” or worse. But the simple fact remains: Chavez, who…Continue
Added by Joseph A. Palermo on March 6, 2013 at 12:34am — No Comments