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THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS WEEKEND: Job-loss and government-created uncertainty. Stephe…

THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS WEEKEND: Job-loss and government-created uncertainty. Stephen Kruiser on LeBron James and Chris Matthews. Questions about Michael Bellesiles and the Chronicle of Higher Education. Extremist rhetoric produces violence. Show More Summary

JIM LINDGREN: Serious Questions About the Veracity of Michael Bellesiles’s Latest Tale. “This le…

JIM LINDGREN: Serious Questions About the Veracity of Michael Bellesiles’s Latest Tale. “This leads to concerns about the Chronicle of Higher Education. Serious questions have now been raised whether the Chronicle of Higher Education has published claims from Michael Bellesiles that can’t be substantiated. This is unfortunate, as it undermines the Chronicle’s credibility [...]

Serious Questions About the Veracity of Michael Bellesiles’s Latest Tale

(Jim Lindgren) A few days ago, questions were raised about a story that Michael Bellesiles published in the June 27th issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education: Teaching Military History in a Time of War. After mentioning the military history course that he taught “this last semester,” Bellesiles told a compelling story of a troubled student, his [...]

Bellesiles writes again … and gets pounded again

He publishes a story in the Chronicles of Higher Education about a student of his in Central Connecticut State University, whose brother enlisted in the Army, served in Iraq and was fatally shot in the head. He was too badly...

Michael Bellesiles’s Newest Tale

(Jim Lindgren) In its June 27, 2010 issue, the Chronicle of Higher Education published an essay by Michael Bellesiles, Teaching Military History in a Time of War: Yet the reality of teaching in wartime, most particularly at a working-class college such as Central Connecticut State University, is that war has touched the families of many of our students, [...]

Farewell to Tenure?

Data on tenured and untenured college instructors are overviewed by a bit in the Chronicle of Higher Education. They included this old chart and indicated that the numbers for 2009 are expected to worsen. Innocuously titled "Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2009," the report won't say it's about the demise of tenure. Show More Summary

The Morning After: Silent Duct Tape Edition

Via Vox Populi, Georgetown student Julia Shindel talks to the Chronicle of Higher Education about her reproductive health activism on campus, which included chaining herself to a statue of Georgetown founder John Carroll and wearing duct tape over her mouth. She rates that symbolic silencing method “disgusting.” The [...]

Indeed, Mr. Smith

Geoffrey Moss for The Chronicle Review In Praise of Tough Criticism - By Jeffrey R. Di Leo - Chronicle of Higher Education: Professor Jones is well known for her generosity. She encourages nonconfrontational exchanges of ideas and is always upbeat and positive about her colleagues and their work. Show More Summary

On Avalanches and Publishing

Others have commented on this ridiculous Chronicle of Higher Education article about the "avalanche" of publishing (seriously, how hard is it to use Web of Science or PubMed?), but I wanted to address the authors' three suggestions. First: First, limit the number of papers to the best three, four, or five that a job or promotion candidate can submit. Show More Summary

'Sexy' science =| 'good' science, and all the fallacies that follow from misunderstanding this

Apparently, someone published a really curmudgeonly and regressive-thinking article about science publishing in The Chronicle of Higher Education, titled We Must Stop the Avalanche of Low-Quality Research. Commenters there are shredding it apart. Show More Summary

What If This Is True?

A Chronicle of Higher Education article raises the question: What's the most effective way to disagree and debate with people? Wilbert Rideau - Capital punishment - United States - Texas - Criminal justice

Our problem is an "Avalanche of Low Quality Research"? Really?

The doyenne of all that is prof-blogging has a first rank take down of some idiocy posted on the Chronicle of Higher Education. A handful of professors of English, mechanical engineering, medicine, management, and geography have concluded...Show More Summary

The Chronicle morning round-up

Waiting for that coffee to take effect but want it to appear you are doing something scholarly? Have a look at this pair of highly-read posts at The Chronicle of Higher Education: We Must Stop the Avalanche of Low-Quality Research The...Show More Summary

FSP Check List

After writing about general academic issues in The Chronicle of Higher Education for the past year or so, I wrote a column specifically about being a Female Science Professor. Predictably, there are a mix of negative and positive comments,...Show More Summary

an unholy alliance

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education posted an interesting story Is "Wal-Mart U." a Good Bargain for Students?, about a deal made between the Walmart corporation and American Public University, a for-profit institution that specializes...Show More Summary

President Obama Is Not Impressed With Your High School Diploma. Neither is Wal-Mart.

If we're in the middle of a culture-created, government-subsidized higher education bubble, is Wal-Mart part of the solution? Business - Wal-Mart - United States - Chronicle of Higher Education - American Public University System

Scientists Hope BP Oil Spill Offers Clues about Global Warming

Image: The Chronicle of Higher Education While everyone else worries about the toxicity of the oil, the physics of plume dispersion, and the costs to wildlife and workers across the gulf, one crew of scientists see a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 06.11.10

Lawyers are terrible at predicting the outcome of their own cases. [Chronicle of Higher Education] Boies Schiller is about to get its hands on some Goldman Sachs money — and everybody knows that GS money is worth more than regular money. Show More Summary

More evidence that the NIH has no interest in curbing real COI

At all. ScienceInsider overviewed a dismal story being reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. It involves a tale I've discussed before with a new twist. ScienceInsider: In 2008, a Senate investigation found that Nemeroff failed to report at least $1.2 million of more than $2.4 million that he had received for consulting for drug companies. Show More Summary

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