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Mississippi Take 15: What You Need To Know

Mississippi students, you may need to take an extra class.

On July 1, 2016, the Mississippi Post-Secondary Education Financial Assistance Board’s (Post-Secondary Board) decision to change a full-time student’s hours from 12 hours to 15 hours went into effect. 507 more words

Writing

Is Grad School Supposed to Be Miserable? TUGSA Fights for Livable Wages and Benefits

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By: Ben Curttright

“Have you heard of RCM?” says Matt Ford, Director of Community Outreach for the Temple University Graduate Student Association (TUGSA). 1,269 more words

In Praise of the Academic Conference

This month I’m attending two academic conferences in the span of two weeks. That wouldn’t be particularly remarkable, save for the fact that it marks the end of a nearly two-year long self-imposed moratorium on conference attendance. 829 more words

Stringing cans together or How to communicate and promote engagement

I’ve got a birthday coming soon. I will turn 37 and by most measurements, that’s not old – at least I don’t feel nor consider myself old. 1,411 more words

Advice

Speech Repression By the Academy

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By: Danielle Corcione

Last May, Princeton University professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor gave a commencement speech at Hampshire College. After the speech circulated on the web, Fox News produced a news segment of her comments calling President Trump the “racist, sexist megalomaniac” he is. 461 more words

My Spring 2018 Courses

ENGL 161 

CRN 14458 – TR 9:30-10:45
CRN 14460 – TR 3:30-4:45

Everything By Design: Writing About Chicago’s Infrastructure

Infrastructure is all around you. The roads you drive to work or school, the water that comes out of the faucet in your home, the lights you turn on when it gets dark, and even the schools you have attended are all examples of infrastructure. 295 more words

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My HighEdWeb 2017 Story

I took a trip to Hartford this week for the annual HighEdWeb conference, affectionately known as Geek Camp. I also took a trip IN Hartford and managed to give myself an epic black eye.  546 more words

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