Just like any other college student, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman had a hard time focusing when big news broke while he was sitting in class. Hopefully, the professor understood that Stroman's life just got a little bit more...Show More Summary
One of the best compensations a college professor receives is the summer holiday. No lectures to prepare, no papers or tests to grade, and no faculty committee meetings to endure.
A couple of doubtless tenured and prestigious music professors suggested, as an excuse for denying me grants, that instead of trying to publish an entire book on the Concord Sonata all at once, I should first publish the individual chapters in academic journals. That would be fun, wouldn’t it?, spending months going through a whole […]
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Sounds like: House Shoes, Knxwledge, Tall Black Guy Song: Professor Brian Oblivion - Big Talk What's so good? Professor Brian Oblivion has a great name. It sounds like a someone that grew up making beats in Dexter's Lab. Thankfully, those beats are dope. Show More Summary
Co-Author: Bruce Chassy, professor Emeritus of Food Safety and Nutritional Sciences from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign For years, the leadership faces of the anti-GMO...Show More Summary
In addition to receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, Professor Marianne Boruch (a Chicago native) is also a recent recipient of the distinction “Indiana Author of the Year,” which comes with a $10,000 prize! Here she is in conversation with Eliana Yu of The Purdue Exponent: Former deputy mayor John Krauss was recently quoted in an IndyStar […]
We’re saddened to hear and report that Lawrence, KS–based poet and professor Kenneth Irby passed away this morning. Irby, widely recognized as, well, deserving of more recognition, was 79. In a 2014 special feature on his work for Jacket2, editor William J. Harris paraphrased Lyn Hejinian’s characterization of his poetry: “it is local, it is […]
WASHINGTON -- When given the opportunity to ask Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg anything in the world, why not let her pick the question? Ginsburg held a public talk with Duke Law professor Neil Siegel on Wednesday evening, taking questions from Duke alumni and Summer Law Institute students. Show More Summary
Interesting historical look at patent-pools and ‘transaction entrepreneurs’ by USC law professor Jonathan Barnet leads him to the conclusion that the “anti-commons” concerns in the patent context don’t hold weight in practice. IP scholars...Show More Summary
If former Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld had taken a test that business school professors use to measure executive confidence, called Core Self-Evaluation, or CSE, he would likely have gotten a very high score, says Ciaran Heavey, a professor at the University of Dublin. Heavey is the co-author of a [...]
(Paul Mirengoff) Law professor John McGinnis finds that Ivy League schools are giving short shrift to conservative Supreme Court justices when they confer honorary degrees. Is anyone surprised? The numbers are stark. Of the fourteenShow More Summary
The veteran point guard is back for season No. 17. The Professor is going back to work. Andre Miller has agreed to a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Shams Charania of Real GM. The one-year deal will pay the veteran minimum, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo NBA. Miller will turn 40 years old in March. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Duke Law professor Neil Siegel interviewed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about the triumphs and dramas of the latest term. Perhaps because Siegel is a former Ginsburg clerk, the justice was unusually expansive on a number of hot-button topics. Show More Summary
By observing a brown dwarf 20 light-years away using both radio and optical telescopes, a team led by Gregg Hallinan, assistant professor of astronomy at Caltech, has found another feature that makes these so-called failed stars more like supersized planets--they...
Atheist, Democrat, professor and social critic—that’s Camille Paglia. But in a recent interview with Salon, she had some choice words for the liberal media. In a discussion about Jon Stewart and his influence on the media, Paglia declared, “At what point will liberals wake up to realize the stranglehold that they had on the media for so long?”
The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season.
The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season. Andre Miller agreed to terms with the Timberwolves on a one-year deal Wednesday, his agent Andy Miller told the Associated Press. Adding the 39-year-old Miller gives the young Wolves a quality, veteran point guard to join a rotation featuring starter Ricky Rubio and rookie backup Tyus [...]
Just 45 miles outside New York City in Murray Hill, New Jersey sits Bell Labs: the birth place of lasers, transistors, mobile phones and many other modern technologies. In this video, Professor Brian Kernighan remembers what it was like to work there. More »
A new molecule that acts as an exercise mimicker could potentially treat type 2 diabetes and obesity, according to scientists from the University of Southampton. The new molecule, compound 14, was developed by professor Ali Tavassoli. Show More Summary