Category Archives: News

Your Students Are Cheating

So, this is not a comfortable topic. And, surprisingly, the reaction I most frequently get from my academic colleagues is “Not my students.” Alas. Your students are cheating.  Not all of them. Not on everything. But on a hell of … Continue reading

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Academic Colleagues

I understand how it can go both ways in academia.  You can have colleagues who are really part of your family.  And you have colleagues you are, um, not. Whichever way it happens, academic colleagues are completely unlike colleagues in … Continue reading

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Spring Break Study Abroad to Prague: Part 3

This entry should be titled: Professors Learn Things, too. In addition to focusing on what the students can learn about multicultural teams in multinational organizations, I also used this trip as a way to enrich my own understanding of work … Continue reading

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Spring Break Study Abroad to Prague: Part 2

Yesterday, in Part 1, I talked about some the intellectual benefits of our Spring Break Study abroad program.   Today, I want to talk about what I perceive as the personal benefits of this sort of trip. It actually surprised … Continue reading

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Spring Break Study Abroad to Prague: Part 1

We just returned from Prague for a Spring Break Study abroad program focusing on successful international employees, teams, and leaders.  I’m dividing this debriefing blog into two parts. Today, I’m talking about what we learned and did.  Tomorrow, I’m talking … Continue reading

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Academic Life As the Winter Olympics

SO, yeah.  I figured out this lesson in Grad School, when I was near the end of my dissertation.  I was working my booty off, scared I wasn’t going to finish, and, generally, overwhelmed by next sunrise. A friend/peer from … Continue reading

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When should you have a baby in academia?

Why the hell do they not ask men this question?  It’s a rigged system until academia figures out that half the population gives birth.  And that, actually, birthing babies takes a moment.  

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Should You Go To Grad School?

No.  No, you should not. Let me tell you why.  

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Writing The Truth

We all think we write the truth, right?  We all hope we are.  But what I’ve found is that when I know I’ve found a problem in my writing–that there’s something that doesn’t make sense or isn’t logical–the problem is … Continue reading

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Behold the field…..

One piece of advice (or assvice, as it actually is) that I give my students is to not be beholden to others’ opinions about your work.  We all need to listen to feedback about how to make our work better, … Continue reading

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