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Fake It 'Til You Make It: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Brett Murphy Hunt | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Brett Murphy Hunt

As women grow up, society tumbles us and shapes us. We are supposed to be thin, but not too thin; smart, but not too smart; maternal, but sexy. Impostor syndrome is the result. You end up feeling that you don't, actually, belong anywhere. The first step to remedying this issue is recognizing it.

Jason Linkins

Drexel Law Professor's Email Mishap Touches Off Idiotic Freakout With University Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

As much as our fancy technical gadgets and devices allegedly make life easier, anyone who's spent any time mashing keys and closing tabs knows that mo...

Turkey's New Online Public Sphere: Q & A with Bilge Yesil

Ege Ozyegin | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Ege Ozyegin

Bilge Yesil, is one of those scholars working on Turkey's media system, which until recently has remain understudied. As an Associate Professor of Med...

March Madness Contenders' Research Programs Put to the Test

Christopher King | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Christopher King

For three consecutive years, inspired by the NCAA's March Madness, Thomson Reuters has hosted "Metrics Mania" a competition that takes these teams off the court for a faceoff on the strength of their scholarly research programs.

Five Things I Love About Research

David Kleeman | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology
David Kleeman

A good research designer does just the same. At the data gathering stage, that involves identifying what questions need to be asked and in what sequence, establishing a narrative to help those being surveyed to respond with clarity and get meaningful results.

A Professor's (Minimally) Academic Farewell to Glee

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 03.27.2015 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

At this point, you've seen myriad so-longs, farewells, Auf Wiedersehens and goodbyes to the now-departed, cultural phenomenon of one syllable: Glee.

Dismissive of 'Rape Culture,' a New York Times Columnist Perpetuates It in a Screed Against 'Sensitivity'

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 03.25.2015 | College
Elizabeth Nicholas

If you only read Shulevitz's article, you might believe an epidemic of overly dramatic rape victims and overly-sensitivity responses to them was sweeping the country.

Making Change: Nordic Countries And Gender Equality in Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.13.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Would Swedish actress and Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman have made a good producer or director? Hollywood movie fans may not know much about the Sca...

7 Cool Colleges You've Probably Never Heard of

Teen Vogue | Posted 03.12.2015 | Teen
Teen Vogue

There are plenty of schools out there with unique programs, stunning campuses, notable grads and low tuition that are often overlooked simply because people don't know about them.

You Go, Gurl!: How LGBTQ Literacies Create Social Justice in the Classrooms and Beyond

Michael Carosone | Posted 03.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

I do not believe in keeping information within the confines of academia. (What is the purpose of knowledge if it only remains within the ivory tower and tiny bubble that is the university?)

A Futile Letter from a University of Minnesota Student to Academia

Ron Feingold | Posted 03.04.2015 | College
Ron Feingold

You are now at your lowest academia, and I want you back to brilliance. I, and the world, deeply cherished the freedom that you provide, but the moment that hiding behind your freedom gives people a shield to support your disgraces, you have failed.

Applications Are Being Accepted for the University of Kent's First Annual Innovation in Academia Award

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.03.2015 | Education
Gregory Weinkauf

Attention, Academia! (I've always wanted to say that.) A brilliant new opportunity to salute a peer arises via the U.K.'s University of Kent, which ...

Lessons From Pope Francis in Managing a University

John Petillo | Posted 02.24.2015 | College
John Petillo

Pope Francis is trending as the model for transforming corporate cultures through humble leadership. His actions and words are "liked" on Facebook and hashtagged on Twitter as guideposts for a new business model.

'I'd Like to Thank the Academics...'

Christopher King | Posted 02.19.2015 | Science
Christopher King

To some observers, the significance of the Oscars runs deep. The awards--and what they tell us about art, commerce, psychology, and society itself--constitute a topic for scholarly investigation.

Activating the Power of Ideas

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Stephen Del Rosso,Program Director, International Peace & Security This article is excerpted from The Carnegie Reporter Five bold initiatives br...

Call It What Is Is: White Hegemony

Trey Lyon | Posted 01.29.2015 | Religion
Trey Lyon

Perhaps you remain unconvinced that White Hegemony exists at all. If that's you, or someone you know, please consider the following.

Young Global Leader Nabs Harvard Master's Degree... at 16

Jim Luce | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

Living with her father in Tennessee, Eugenie has pushed the envelope of long-distance learning from her rural bedroom. For her academic audacity and global vision, Eugenie will be awarded Luce Leader 2015 of the J. Luce Foundation at a special reception.

I Really Love My University, Which Is Why I'm Going on Strike

Meaghan Emery | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Meaghan Emery

This university administration has an amazing opportunity to make an even better workplace for the amazing and diverse graduate student body it employs, but it seems to need a little bit of a push in that direction.

Life of a Resident Assistant: Part 1 - Introduction to the Job

Alexander Vassiliadis | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Alexander Vassiliadis

You hear free living, free dining, and cheap parking and you immediately jump. Especially as a college student. But that's not what entirely pulled me in to applying to be a Resident Assistant.

"Did Somebody Say 'Mulatto'?" Speaking Critically on Mixed Heritage

A. B. Wilkinson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices
A. B. Wilkinson

As the number of people who identify as "mixed" increases, discussions around topics concerning people of mixed ancestry are also expanding and challenging our perceptions of race and racism. Critical mixed-race studies and films like Dear White People accomplish the goal of furthering dialogues around race that we can engage in with friends, family, and those in our communities.

Bullies in the Classroom

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.24.2014 | Education
Lev Raphael

We probably all have memories of our favorite teachers, the ones who inspired us and still make us smile years later. And then there are the ones who are like Grendel at the banqueting hall in Beowulf, casting a long shadow.

Striking Professors At General Theological Seminary Respond Positively To School's Offer

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

The eight General Theological Seminary professors who have been on strike over working conditions at the New York City school have tentatively agreed ...

Hey, Corporate Director!

Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology
Edward Guiliano, Ph.D.

The campaign to stop cyber-crime begins with educating the next wave of professionals, but ongoing education and idea exchange are the ultimate keys to confronting cybercrime on the ground and in the boardroom.

Engagement Needs to Be a Watchword for the 21st Century University

Douglas D. Baker | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Douglas D. Baker

As a president of a major public university, I'm a strong advocate of the value of a four-year bachelor's degree, and studies do bear out the proposition that those who have that degree fare better in life than those who don't.

Fellow Law Students, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Michael Shammas | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Resist the tide. Leave law school not as an attorney, but rather as a human being who happens to be an attorney.