Found 187 articles

  • We All Have to Push the Van

    • Jun 9, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Lately, I'm thinking about one of my favorite movies, Little Miss Sunshine (2006). Amid this pandemic, I'm reminded of a particular scene, one that...
  • The Move to Online—Getting It Done

    • Jun 9, 2020
    • Lois Elfman
    In the wake of COVID‐19, colleges and universities moved their classes to online platforms. Some academics have previous experience teaching online...
  • Self‐Isolation: Perspective From a Brain Aneurysm Survivor

    • Jun 9, 2020
    • Audrey Wick
    Isolation became part of the academic landscape in 2020 when institutions responded to a global pandemic. Physical classroom doors shut as colleges...
  • The Juggle Is Unreal

    • Apr 30, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I've spent the last few months scrolling and clicking. Scrolling through news sites to see the latest information on the COVID‐19 pandemic. Scrolli...
  • Women's Emotional Labor in Higher Ed and the COVID‐19 Crisis

    • Apr 30, 2020
    • Karen Costa
    Countless studies have found that women do more unpaid labor than men, both within the workplace and at home. Gemma Hartley, author of Fed Up: Emot...
  • 10 Leadership Strategies in Times of Uncertainty

    • Apr 30, 2020
    • Mays Imad
    “She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.” —Toni Morrison ...
  • How COVID-19 affects talent attraction and what you can do

    • Apr 2, 2020
    Note: This content is provided by Wiley to help with your candidate search during this time. It is not included in the Women in Higher Education ne...
  • How COVID-19 affects your job search and what you can do

    • Apr 2, 2020
    Note: This content is provided by Wiley to help with your job search during this time. It is not included in the Women in Higher Education newslett...
  • The Juggle is Real

    • Mar 31, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I'm in a seminar room with graduate students from my alma mater. We're talking about sexism and teaching. I brought in candy to soften the blow. On...
  • It's OK to Say ‘No,’ Even If You're a Woman

    • Mar 31, 2020
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    A variety of outlets, from The Wall Street Journal to the Harvard Business Review , reported on a 2018 study of “office housework” and how women—pa...
  • Caldwell Oversees Grant to Build Retention and Success for Engineering Students

    • Mar 31, 2020
    • Lois Elfman
    Florida A&M University, a historically black university founded in 1887, continually endeavors to give students opportunities to excel. In the earl...
  • The Past Doesn't Have to Be the Present

    • Mar 6, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    In January, I visited the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC. One of the things not a lot of people know about me is that, for ...
  • Higher Ed's Looming Women's Crisis

    • Mar 6, 2020
    • Amanda Furiasse
    A growing amount of higher education research forecasts an imminent decline in student enrollment and warns of an impending storm on the horizon. T...
  • Museum Celebrates a Year of Female‐Identifying Artists

    • Mar 6, 2020
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    To recognize the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will devote...
  • Begin Again

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    There's a guitar sitting in the corner of my office. It's been sitting there for months now, actually more than six, but who's keeping count? My fa...
  • Columbia Announces Universitywide Scholarship for Displaced Students

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Lois Elfman
    In early December 2019, Columbia University NY launched a global initiative specifically targeting refugees, asylum seekers and individuals with te...
  • Teaching and Building Climate Confidence

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Donelle Dreese
    There are moments when I'm teaching when time dissolves into stillness. A warm, complex light shines through the slice of white window blinds. The ...
  • I Hope

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    2019 wasn't a good year. The world seemed to be on fire. Multiple reports offered dire warnings about climate change and the fate of our planet. Th...
  • On Self‐Care and Risks

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    It's November 2016, the day after Thanksgiving. I'm at an amusement park with my family, and my kids and their cousins are all grins and laughter a...
  • The Risk of Not Taking Risks

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Karen Costa
    I'm guessing that many WIHE readers are familiar with the idea of the inner critic—that voice that lives in our heads who is just no fun. They crit...