Opinion: “Let’s fix college first, before rushing to reopen campuses”, by Shaan Hathiramani via Fast Company

Link to full article here: https://www.fastcompany.com/90507449/opinion-lets-fix-college-first-before-rushing-to-reopen-campuses Nine ways we can start fixing America’s broken higher education system together: Reset curriculums to improve employment opportunities. In New America’s survey, 91% of students list improving employment opportunities as a top reason for attending college. It’s time we listen to them. This means tuition resets, job-ready curriculum, shorter degrees, and partnershipsContinue reading “Opinion: “Let’s fix college first, before rushing to reopen campuses”, by Shaan Hathiramani via Fast Company”

“Surviving the Pandemic: Seven Ways to Create a Culture of Belonging” -Michele Powers (via Law Practice Today)

Some things to think about, from my friend Michele. 💕 Link to article: https://www.lawpracticetoday.org/article/surviving-pandemic-seven-ways-create-culture-belonging/?

For conspiracy theorists sharing false info from a “doctor”, here is info with citations backed by studies and peer-reviewed info debunking her repeatedly…

From Kat Montgomery (Surgical Pathology Fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center)… **EDITED TO ADD: I wrote this post to help my friends sort through misinformation and did not expect it to go viral. Several commenters have asked me to cite sources, and I agree that this is important to do. I still have a dayContinue reading “For conspiracy theorists sharing false info from a “doctor”, here is info with citations backed by studies and peer-reviewed info debunking her repeatedly…”

random thoughts on forced working-from-home…

On the outset, while many of my colleagues balked at the idea of not coming into an office every weekday, my staff and I were fine as 90% of our work involves a computer. 😀 That being said, the transition itself (to full-time at-home work) was the most difficult part of the process. As timeContinue reading “random thoughts on forced working-from-home…”

Articles on how and when to return students to college campuses (30 April 20)

Seems a bit of ‘damned if you do, damned if you don’t’. Difficult to know what the right answer is… “Anxiety builds as California colleges consider how and when to resume on-campus fall courses” by Ashley A. Smith and Michael Burke Colleges planning for a continuing pandemic; options include courses online, in-person, or a mix.Continue reading “Articles on how and when to return students to college campuses (30 April 20)”

Google and it’s continuing ‘discrimination’ issues

Even with Google’s current dispute with the U.S. Department of Labor, about which an agency official testified/described as “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce; and another DOL official told The Guardian that “compelling evidence of very significant discrimination against women in the most common positions at Google headquarters” had been discovered; apparently some menContinue reading “Google and it’s continuing ‘discrimination’ issues”