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August 2010 Blog Posts (23)

Morality and Global Ethics

Ethics and Global Justice (my single authored text) and The Ethics and Global Justice Reader (edited by me) will be published in early 2011. Those interested in using these books in their classes can contact my publisher, Westview Press (Perseus Group) in Boulder Colorado for a desk copy. The American Philosophical Association will be holding a session on this book in December, 2010 at its annual meeting.

Added by Michael Boylan on August 24, 2010 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Mass emails and Pat Buchanan

For some reason the blog post regarding FacultyRow mass emailing a Pat Buchanan article about the mosque was just deleted (??).

My response is that I completely agreed with that blog post. I was shocked to see an article written by, of all people, Pat Buchanan. Let me remind you that Pat Buchanan opposes multiculturalism, abortion, gay rights, jews, women in the military, etc. In this article he also denigrates…

Added by Delphine Perrodin on August 19, 2010 at 12:16pm — 1 Comment

Students, Faculty Ride Public Transit For Free

Source: Gazettes.com
Date: 8/18/2010
By: Darcy Leigh Richardson…


Added by Innovation Director on August 19, 2010 at 11:01am — No Comments

Administrative Bloat In Higher Education

Source: Themoderatevoice.com
Date: 8/18/2010
By: Logan Penza

For those struggling to pay the skyrocketing costs of higher education, the Goldwater Institute has produced a fascinating study showing that the “lion’s…


Added by Jon Berk on August 18, 2010 at 2:56pm — No Comments

19th amendment anniversary: Politicians celebrate

Source: washingtonpost.com
Date: 8/18/2010

Ninety years ago today, women got the right…


Added by Steve Arnowitz on August 18, 2010 at 2:37pm — No Comments

E-mail is too slow and wristwatches are pointless for college freshmen

Source: CNN.com
By: Ed Payne…


Added by Paul Geller on August 18, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

English professor a poor study in Starbucks vernacular

Source: UsaToday.com…

Added by Innovation Director on August 18, 2010 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

2011's Top Ten Online Colleges

Source: Benzinga.com
Date: 8/18/ 10

Finding the right online college can be a difficult endeavor. Certain online colleges are better suited for specific study types than…


Added by Faculty Row Alerts on August 18, 2010 at 11:13am — 3 Comments

Back to School...again...

It's time for the pencils, book and teacher's dirty looks to make their annual return. I'm beginning to feel that my schooling will never end. I start graduate school in a few weeks and an somewhat dreading another four years. I'll be finishing graduate school when I'm 26, and when I was younger, I thought that at that point I would have already been married and started planning a family.

So when does education become too much?

Am I really going to get the hands on experience… Continue

Added by Susan B. on August 16, 2010 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Leisure College, USA: The Decline in Student Study Time

Students are spending less time studying...


Added by Robert Gunder Winningham on August 16, 2010 at 1:14pm — No Comments

College Students Today Are More Likely To Become Depressed

Source: rttnews.com
Date: 8/16/2010

Added by Paul Geller on August 16, 2010 at 12:59pm — No Comments

U.S. too extreme in prison sentencing, UVa law professor says

Source: www2.dailyprogress.com (TheDailyProgress.com)
Date: 8/15/2010
By: Tasha Kates

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Added by Faculty Row Alerts on August 16, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Student loans surpass credit card debt

Source: Educationreport.org
Date: 8/12/2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the first time, Americans owe more in student loans than they do in credit card debt,…


Added by Faculty Row Alerts on August 13, 2010 at 9:37am — No Comments

Beware Of For-Profit Higher Education

Source: Forbes.com
Da;te: 8/11/13
By: Sen. Tom Harkin

Student debt may outweigh the degree's…


Added by Jon Berk on August 13, 2010 at 9:33am — No Comments

Social Media Measurement Questions for Academic Institutions

(Originally posted on www.cagilstrap.com ... but with modifications.)

Social Media Measurement

August, 2010

When academic organizations seek social media consultants, I suggest asking the right questions regarding basic and specific needs, determining the communication context for the inquiry, and evaluating the history of (any potential) consultants. This is particularly true for academic… Continue

Added by C.A. Gilstrap, Ph.D. on August 10, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Boston University bookstore offers cheaper alternative in rented textbooks.

Boston University students can rent movies, storage spaces and as of early July, textbooks,…


Added by Paul Geller on August 10, 2010 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Progress vs. Luddism

Source: Benzinga.com
By: Charles Lewis Sizemore

I came across two pieces of news today, one that made me optimistic about the future and one that made me see red with rage. We’ll start with the good news: Skype announced that it will be launching an…


Added by Jon Berk on August 10, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

President Obama Talks Higher Education At UT

President Barack Obama outlined his goals for higher education at U-T Tuesday (8/9) during a brief trip to Texas. Ben Philpott of public radio station KUT reports on the President's remarks.

The President delivered a speech with an ambitious goal of producing 8-million more college graduates by 2020.


Added by Innovation Director on August 10, 2010 at 12:36pm — No Comments

UC Campuses Look to Increase Faculty Hiring

Source: www.DailyCal.org. By Aaida Samad
Date: August 5th 2010

Faculty hiring, which has been at a standstill in the past two years due to the state's deteriorating economic condition, appears…


Added by Faculty Row Alerts on August 9, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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