Found 187 articles

  • The Perils of “Dark Academia”

    • May 4, 2021
    • E.R. Zarevich
    A crisp, calm, foggy autumn night. A haunted, secluded castle sitting lonesome on a hilltop, overlooking a quaint little village. A dusty study sto...
  • Anxiety in an Anxious Age

    • Apr 2, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    A few months ago, I had a video call with a physician's assistant. I had called a bit frantically days before. I couldn't fall asleep at all or I w...
  • Stukes Develops Data Science Opportunities for Johnson C. Smith Students

    • Apr 2, 2021
    • Lois Elfman
    It seems improbable that a storied Black institution had not previously had an African American professor in its computer science and engineering d...
  • Rewriting the Narrative on Imposter Syndrome

    • Apr 2, 2021
    • Melanie V. Tucker
    My initial introduction to imposter syndrome was through my work with first‐generation students. The more I learned about how imposter syndrome, of...
  • My Anger Remains

    • Mar 1, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I'm angry. Again. I'm trying to answer the emails that overflow my inbox and convince a first grader to please for the love of all that is good and...
  • A New Guide Focuses on Online Feminist Pedagogy

    • Mar 1, 2021
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Necessity is often the mother of a creative invention. When COVID‐19 hit college classrooms in March 2020, faculty, administrators and students scr...
  • How Virtual Writing Retreats for Academic Women Improve Productivity and Mental Health

    • Mar 1, 2021
    • Nicole Janz and Rowena Murray
    It was in the early weeks of the COVID‐19 lockdown that Charlotte stopped writing her dissertation. “Our family had been separated,” she says, “I l...
  • The Costs of Speaking Out

    • Feb 1, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    In the late afternoon on Jan. 6, an email landed in my inbox. I didn't notice it at first. My eyes had been glued to Twitter and various news sites...
  • Dawuni to Oversee Women's Leadership Center at Howard University

    • Feb 1, 2021
    • Lois Elfman
    The election of Howard University DC alumna Kamala Harris to the office of Vice President of the United States has put a spotlight on the historica...
  • Now Is the Time for Contemplative Teaching

    • Feb 1, 2021
    • Donelle Dreese
    A pandemic era is a difficult time for educators who have no interest in teaching in an online environment. My intention is not to persuade instruc...
  • Some Pitfalls of Public Engagement

    • Jan 4, 2021
    • Anna Piela
    Public engagement is often an indicator of prestige and impact for both scholars and universities. Institutions value the media attention and finan...
  • Not Quite Half‐Full

    • Jan 4, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I used to be a “glass half‐full” kind of person. I used to be optimistic. Optimism has never been my natural state of being. I'm not convinced that...
  • Let's Acknowledge Our Suffering

    • Jan 4, 2021
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    If you are like me, you are struggling right now. Perhaps even more than you have been during this difficult year. Your institution reopened, and y...
  • Program Provides Academic Lifeline to Incarcerated Individuals

    • Jan 4, 2021
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    According to multiple studies, incarcerated individuals who enroll in postsecondary education while behind bars have a much lower rate of recidivis...
  • Working Mothers Still Aren't Okay

    • Dec 1, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    It's November, the day after the election and after my new book was published. I'm once again sitting at my dining room table or, as I like to call...
  • Ferguson Cultivates Black Athlete Sister Circle

    • Dec 1, 2020
    • Lois Elfman
    Research that impacts one of her communities fuels Dr. Tomika L. Ferguson , interim assistant dean for student affairs and inclusive excellence and...
  • OppNet Shrinks Opportunity Gap for Underrepresented Students

    • Dec 1, 2020
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    It was a “formative” experience in the United States educational system that, in a roundabout way, led AiLun Ku to her current position. Ku, who em...
  • Hitting the Wall

    • Oct 29, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I've hit the wall again. During the months and months of COVID‐19 pandemic, I've lost count of how many times. Life is manageable until it isn't. E...
  • Director Seeks to Heal the World, One Story at a Time

    • Oct 29, 2020
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Stories have the power to heal or to harm. “Words create repercussions,” says Madeline Sayet , the executive director of the Yale Indigenous Perfor...
  • Creating Space in Higher Education

    • Oct 29, 2020
    • Dera R. Williams and Rochelle Spencer
    WIHE spoke to three scholars about how they engage the public, how we can support each other and what conversations we should be having right now. ...