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Admitted, Not Accepted: A Love Letter To POCs In The Ivory Tower

Paola Muñoz | Posted 02.13.2017 | Latino Voices
Paola Muñoz

Academia itself is a reproduction of the problematic structures existing outside, and far below, the Ivory Tower.

These Are the Best Ways to Improve the Scientific Publication Process

Quora | Posted 02.13.2017 | Science
Quora

How should the scientific publication process be rethought to be more meritocratic? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowled...

What would Nietzsche Say? The Love of Wisdom in Academic Culture

Mark Schmanko | Posted 12.08.2016 | Education
Mark Schmanko

I'm continually amazed by the insights of Friedrich Nietzsche.

A Modern Textbook About Judaisms (and Why it Should be Pluralized)

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.02.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Judaism is a millennia-old faith rooted in tradition, but the makeup of its adherents is diverse and continues to change. I don't believe the way its ...

Latina College Student Used ‘Hence’ In Paper, Is Accused Of Plagiarism

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 10.30.2016 | Latino Voices

Tiffany Martínez, a Latina student at Suffolk University in Boston, wrote a powerful post on her personal blog on Oct. 27 that she posted to Facebook...

This Is How I Became A Leading Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology
Quora

What was your path like from childhood to today? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

My journey to impact entrepreneurship

Pioneers for Change | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Matthew Pietrafetta I began my journey to impact entrepreneurship as a young teacher in New York City. In that role, I saw entrenched challenge...

Business 101: AIM2Flourish

Roberta Baskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Roberta Baskin

Parachuting into my first Academy of Management conference in Anaheim, California last month was exhilarating; much like the first time I blasted off ...

Making Corporations Meaningful

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Between August 5 and 9 in Anaheim, California, close to 10,000 people from 88 countries gathered to live out a different Disneylan...

How Men Benefit From Family-Friendly Tenure Policies

The Conversation US | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
The Conversation US

On Friday, August 26, as we celebrate Women's Equality Day - a day marking the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote - it is a time to reflect both on the progress that has been made on gender equality and on how much work still remains.

This Is the Key to Being a Successful Student, According to a Physics Professor

Quora | Posted 08.23.2016 | Education
Quora

What is one piece of advice you would like to give to students as an educator? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

'I Am No One,' A Conversation with Patrick Flanery

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.11.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Andrew van der Vlies Patrick Flanery earned a B.F.A. in film at NYU and worked in the film industry before moving to the U.K, where he complet...

Helsinki: A Very Smart City

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.

They're Just Like Us

Anthony Hatcher | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Anthony Hatcher

One of the most important lessons I took from this experience was that religion does have so many positive things about it.

Why Big Data Is an Increasingly Big Deal in Colleges

Phil Simon | Posted 06.09.2016 | Education
Phil Simon

Not too long ago, I announced a pretty significant career change. Yes, I'm returning to academia to teach at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Ar...

The View from My Ivory Cubicle

Layli Miron | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion
Layli Miron

Rey's ambiguous head bobbling mirrors my ambivalence toward questions I have about my life in academia. I should explain that Rey is a bobblehead of ...

Nicholas Kristof Decries 'Liberal Intolerance' in Academia

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof argues there's a great injustice going on at colleges across the country where "liberal" professors in disciplines such as English Literature, History, and Anthropology show "intolerance" towards underrepresented "conservatives."

The Career Differences Between Big Firms, Small Firms and Academia

Quora | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Quora

Over the course of your career, what have been the key take-aways from being in small firms vs. big firms vs. academia? originally appeared on Quora -...

A Response to Wendy Doniger's "The Repression of Religious Studies"

Arvind Sharma | Posted 05.24.2016 | Religion
Arvind Sharma

I think I should respond to the piece by Wendy Doniger in the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled "The Repression of Religious Studies', as I am the "Hindu" whose piece on Hinduism was substituted for her own by Encarta in 2003.

#SciComm for the Public Good!

Marion Leary | Posted 05.23.2016 | Science
Marion Leary

Academia is supposed to foster innovation, free-thinking, and novel, impactful ideas. But if all of that happens in the Ivory Tower, what's the point?

Trump and the Triumph of Pabulum: Why?

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
Pierre Guerlain

In the May 12-May 25, 2016 issue of The New York Review of Books Jeremy Bernstein has a most interesting article entitled "The Trump Bomb" in which he shows how clueless and ignorant Donald Trump is about foreign policy.

Pop Stars like Beyoncé Leading the Conversation About Feminism: A Discussion Between Two Concerned Scholars

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

For the record, we both acknowledge Beyoncé's talent and appreciate why so many people, and women in particular, are applauding Lemonade, and perhaps seeing themselves in it. That's not our issue or focus. The impetus for this conversation was a post on Facebook discussing feminist scholar bell hooks' response to Beyoncé's visual album, Lemonade.

A Healthier Black Community Starts With More Researcher Representation at Universities

Tia Burroughs | Posted 05.12.2016 | Black Voices
Tia Burroughs

The lack of representation of black and other minorities in academia is problematic and has far reaching implications on the type of research that is conducted, especially intervention research pertaining to the health of black people.

The Propaganda War Against Hindus in Academia: A Response to Inside Higher Education

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 04.23.2017 | Education
Vamsee Juluri

Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.

Interrogative Love: On Faith and Academia

Jacob J. Erickson | Posted 04.19.2017 | Religion
Jacob J. Erickson

Asking someone about faith can be a dangerous exercise because, for one thing, they might actually tell you something (whether you actually wanted to ...