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The Next Education Bubble

Y’all, I think that we, on campus, who give a flying fig newton about our students see the next big educational bubble: Students who have already graduated with a university degree who know only a little more than when they … Continue reading

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An Entitativity Measure and Why

For all you folks out there google searching for Entitativity (and there may be a few) and, in particular, for those of you looking for a validated measure of entitativity, I’d like to direct you to our published peer-reviewed paper … Continue reading

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Preliminary Thoughts on the UNC Charlotte Shooting

I want to be clear: this is what it has been like for me in the last week. There are over 30,000 students, faculty, and staff at UNC Charlotte and I’m pretty sure there have been over 30,001 reactions to … Continue reading

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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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