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Excellent Universities Begin with Excellent Faculty

The following article was published originally on the website of the AAUP chapter at the University of Akron, though it appears that the university will soon have a new name—and the article concerns that “rebranding.” The article is reprinted here with the permission of the chapter leadership. 901 more words


Why Teachers Get Burned Out

In the fall, I will start my tenth year as a teacher, as unbelievable as I find that to be. I still remember the jitters I felt when my student teaching mentor told me she was going to have me take the reins at the end of September. 921 more words

Let's Have a Conversation: Should Men Call Themselves Feminists?

This is the tenth in a series of posts in which I answer uncomfortable questions posed by nervous lefty readers. You can learn more about the series, read the other questions, and ask your own  634 more words


Creative Reflection on Writing

I’m nearly finished. My last creative submission is due in at the end of May. I’m nearly finished!

My second year at university has been the quickest academic year by… 789 more words



I started to collect quotes in my college life. I always got motivated & fell positivity in my steps whenever I read these quotes. When I am down on energy or feeling stressed I go back to my old collection of quotes & start reading them. 640 more words