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”
Some things to think about, from my friend Michele. 💕 Link to article: https://www.lawpracticetoday.org/article/surviving-pandemic-seven-ways-create-culture-belonging/?
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…”
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…”
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)”
Interesting article… beginning on page 22 there is a nice long section on ‘what we can do’ broken out by different entity and individual categories. “Money, Power and Race: The Lived Experience of Fundraisers of Color”
Yes, these scary, over-privileged, whining, white-nationalist idiots conducted their rally carrying Tiki torches, a Polynesian cultural product.
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”