Found 112 articles

  • Surviving Sexist Workplaces Is Not Enough

    • Jun 5, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Feminist Fight Club never quite gets to the root of the problem: the workplace is still structured for men's success, not women's.
  • The Work of Activism

    • May 1, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    When I was in graduate school, I was a part of the Tallahassee Equality Action Ministry (TEAM), an interfaith direct action movement that brought t...
  • Using Pop Culture to Teach Critical Thinking

    • May 1, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Scholars traditionally have had trouble translating their high-level, nuanced thinking to a broader audience, said Dr. Megan Goodwin . Pop culture'...
  • Five Ways to Respond to Student Shaming

    • May 1, 2017
    • Karen Costa
    In a recent essay , “Can't or Won't: The Culture of Helplessness,” published on Inside Higher Ed , professor Lori Isbell expressed frustration with...
  • Don't Accommodate Me

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    When I was teaching at a university—which I did for 12 years—I never considered seeking disability accommodations. (My disability is invisible, by ...
  • Breaking Silence, Standing Firm

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I started Rebecca Solnit's The Mother of All Questions (Haymarket Books, 2017) on International Women's Day, March 8, which was also the Day Withou...
  • Robertson Curates Educational History

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    As the curator/director of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation-National Historic Landmark, Dr. Ashley N. Robertson uses public history to inform the...
  • Choose Hope

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Hope gives us a kick in the pants and makes us act; fear overwhelms and keeps us stationary. We still need hope.
  • Making Hidden Figures Visible

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    If you are in the position to empower students or other young women and gender-nonconforming people in your life, know that it will make a difference.
  • The Necessity of Intersectionality: A Profile of Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw

    • Feb 28, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    The movie Hidden Figures tells the story of four black women who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the manned spac...
  • Becoming a Killjoy

    • Feb 1, 2017
    I find that I want to join her, to become ugly and unlikeable to remind everyone of the “ugliness” women face day in and out.
  • The Unethical FERPA Roadblock

    • Feb 1, 2017
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    Protecting universities was never FERPA's intended purpose, and it is time to stop putting a school's reputation before student safety.
  • Learning How to Negotiate Salary: An Interview With Stephanie Tomlinson

    • Feb 1, 2017
    • Amma Marfo
    As job-search season approaches, the topic of salary can often be a touchy one. Stephanie Tomlinson , executive assistant to the Board of Superviso...
  • Coloring Outside the Lines

    • Jan 2, 2017
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Fiore: “Art is a wonderful way to focus time and energy in a nonjudgmental way.”
  • BCRW Hosts Postelection Intergenerational Discussion

    • Jan 2, 2017
    • Lois Elfman
    Thinking collectively is the point of crucial conversation that is needed in order to move forward in a mutually supportive manner.
  • Resolve to Make Life Better for All of Us

    • Jan 2, 2017
    • Kelly J. Baker
    How can I resolve to do anything that improves only my life when so many people are fearing for theirs?
  • Changing the Face of Social Justice Education: WIHE Interviews Jamie Piperato

    • Dec 5, 2016
    • Amma Marfo
    Jamie Piperato is changing the face of social justice education with her company, JPHigherEd . The innovative and collaborative organization seeks ...
  • Why You Should Care About FERPA

    • Dec 5, 2016
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    We owe it to our students to take care of their privacy. We might never know whose health and wellbeing our discretion will protect.
  • Professor Tressie McMillan Cottom: Sociologist, Higher Ed Activist and Optimist

    • Dec 5, 2016
    • Karen Costa
    Cottom: “Find someone who is doing the work you want to do and emulate them.”
  • Living with Mental Illness: An Everyday Reality

    • Nov 4, 2016
    • Shruti Saxena
    Natalie Glynn: “I think the world would be a better place if everyone sought mental health care and learned to put themselves in someone else’s shoes