A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades. Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults from all parts of the country, Twenge found that Americans now report more psychosomatic symptoms of depression, such as trouble sleeping and trouble [...]
Indiana Tech Law School invites applications for Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor of Law positions for the 2015-16 academic year who will teach primarily in one or more of the following areas: Tax and related courses, Wills, Trusts, and Estates and related courses, Torts, Family Law, and Civil Procedure....
Orin Kerr (George Washington), Tips on Placing Law Review Articles: I've come back to guest-blog this month at Prawfs in memory of my friend Dan Markel. Dan started Prawfs as a forum for junior law professors.... I thought it would be fitting to focus my guest-blogging on the topic...
By Professor Tim Dunne and Dr Emily Tannock, both at the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland Those selling the war against ISIS are likely to point out what is new about the present crisis....Show More Summary
Research undertaken at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has found that coral reef skeletons are becoming less dense and more fragile. The study was led by Professor Jonathan Erez from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Professor Boaz Lazar at Fredy and Nadine Hermann Institute of Earth Scientists, working with Carnegie Institute colleagues Dr J Silverman and […]
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Received by email attachment) Statement by Professors of Jewish Studies in North America Regarding the AMCHA Initiative We the undersigned are professors of Jewish studies at North American universities. Several of us…
The rise of the ISIS terrorist group was partially a function of climate change, a City University of New York professor argues. In a Huffington Post essay, Prof. Charles B. Strozier, whose speciality is history rather than science, and co-author Kelly B. Show More Summary
I'm a huge fan of John Oliver's HBO show, Last Week Tonight. It's brilliant. The guy kills it, week after week. I always come away with the feeling that I just had a class with a hilarious professor. I especially love the feature, "How...Show More Summary
With wealthy donors exercising more power and public funding drying up, even tenured professors don’t have academic freedom, argues Denise Cummins. Photo by Flickr user jeffrey_putney. Editor’s Note: Professor Steven Salaita hadn’t even...Show More Summary
By The Energy Report: Economics professor and newsletter writer Kal Kotecha says to obtain superior results, you cannot do what everyone else is doing. He maintains that much of the risk associated with junior resource equities has been beaten out by the herd mentality and that selectively buying what's left presents mindboggling opportunity. Show More Summary
A Hong Kong professor's open letter to her boycotting students expresses hope -- and fear -- for their future.
The email was a lark—hardly even a serious offer. My friend and former professor Lorrie Moore was moving to Nashville to teach at Vanderbilt, and she wrote me to say that they needed someone to fill in for a semester, to teach a single undergraduate creative writing workshop. Show More Summary
Matthew Feeney In the upcoming issue of Regulation magazine, Robert Scharff, associate professor in the Department of Consumer Sciences at the Ohio State University, and Sherzod Abdukadirov, research fellow in the Regulatory StudiesShow More Summary
Every year, evolutionary biologist and professor David Barash gives his students The Talk about how evolution and religion do and do not get along. It's irresponsible to teach biology without evolution, and yet many students worry about reconciling their beliefs with evolutionary science. Show More Summary
A New York professor has discovered the real reason for the rise and rise of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq: not Islamist fundamentalism, death-cult nihilism or regional power struggles but climate change. Charles B Strozier, Professor of History at the City University of New York, enlarges on his fascinating thesis at the Huffington Post. Show More Summary
The following text and images are courtesy Mark Pearson, Associate Professor of Architecture at the College of DuPage, which had its first ever Design + Build Studio this summer resulting in a Gathering Pavilion for the community college...Show More Summary
A recent Field Poll claimed that most registered voters and Asian Americans in California support affirmative action. Based on the poll data, Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science at UC Riverside, indicated that the intense opposition to State...
Arizona Daily Star, UA Professor Plagiarized Student's Work, School Finds: A University of Arizona professor recently lauded as a top new teaching talent in her field has been reprimanded for plagiarizing the work of a former student. Susannah Dickinson, an assistant professor in the UA’s school of architecture since 2009,...