Found 100 articles

  • Business Scholar Leads Students and Companies to Embrace Diversity

    • Feb 27, 2018
    • Lois Elfman
    An assistant professor of management in the School of Business & Industry at Florida A&M University and a sought-after consultant for businesses, D...
  • On Clothes and Class Anxiety

    • Feb 3, 2018
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Sitting in a home economics class in the sixth grade was the first time I realized that the clothes I wore were a problem. Our class was between pr...
  • Rutgers Develops the Next Generation of Educators

    • Feb 3, 2018
    • Lois Elfman
    With the goal of training teachers truly equipped to teach in urban schools, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Rutgers University NJ has in...
  • Queer Vulnerability in Academia

    • Feb 3, 2018
    • Jessie Daniels
    In 2000, I left my tenure-track job for love, or so I thought. When love, or whatever it was, fell apart, I was homeless. Part of why I was vulnera...
  • Sexual Harassment in Higher Ed

    • Jan 4, 2018
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    This is the third piece in a series about activism in higher education. College campuses have always been a place of activism in its many forms. In...
  • Seeking Politics of Liberation

    • Jan 4, 2018
    • Kelly J. Baker
    In November 2017, I—along with more than 2,500 other attendees—showed up for the annual conference of the National Women's Studies Association (NWS...
  • Exploring Imagine PhD

    • Jan 4, 2018
    • Karen Costa
    I am definitely a child of a new era, where a career is not a lifelong commitment but rather a continuous opportunity to seek new challenges and to...
  • Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado's BOLD Vision

    • Nov 29, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    When Dr. Shirley M. Collado became president of Ithaca College NY on July 1, she brought her experience in student and faculty development, vision ...
  • Tomisha Brock Strikes Up the Band

    • Nov 29, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    When you're down so far, the only place to go is up. Tomisha Brock knows the situation well. Brock joined Clark Atlanta University GA early this ye...
  • Stalled Progress for Women at Work

    • Nov 29, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Take a moment to really consider this: If women make up 10% of the leadership positions, men feel like their workplace has achieved gender diversity.
  • Opting In: Managing Dangerous Material and Harm in the Classroom

    • Oct 30, 2017
    • Katherine Anderson Howell and Christiana Miller
    By Katherine Howell Anderson and Christiana Miller In Teaching Literature (2002), Elaine Showalter argues that college instructors can forget that ...
  • It's OK to Drop the Ball

    • Oct 30, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    I had incredibly high hopes for Tiffany Dufu's Drop the Ball: Achieve More by Doing Less (2017). Dufu, a launch team member for the Lean In initiat...
  • #DearBetsy, Leave Title IX Alone

    • Oct 30, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I can’t read her letter without a fear that schools will move backward on how to manage and adjudicate sexual assault on campus.
  • Affirmative Action and the Fight for the Status Quo

    • Sep 29, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    In August of this year, the debate over affirmative action in higher education returned, once again, to the fore. The New York Times published an a...
  • Military-Connected Students Find Welcoming Environment at Temple University

    • Sep 29, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    Temple University PA offers veterans, active-duty military and reservists as well as their dependents and survivors a strong support system to navi...
  • Furious, But Frightened

    • Sep 29, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    When I get threats like this, I wonder if writing about white supremacy or sexism is worth it.
  • Necessary Unruliness

    • Aug 31, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    To be unruly is risky because you are shaking the foundations. You are questioning patriarchy.
  • Expansive LGBTQ Collection Provides New Research Opportunities

    • Aug 31, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    Shepard: “This collection offers a remarkably diverse..range of materials exploring the margins of 20th-century American gender and sexuality."
  • Getting Emotional with Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh

    • Aug 31, 2017
    • Karen Costa
    Cavanagh: “Students aren’t going to learn if they don’t care.”
  • Taking a Digital Break

    • Aug 1, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Mostly, I'm tired of people on the internet telling me what to care about or what supposedly distracts me.