Category Archives: Reflection

What happens when life intervenes?

This article offers an interesting perspective on how life events can change how we see our work goals, and how important it is to think broadly about the different ways doctoral-level skills and knowledge can be applied in a productive … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the dissertation defense meeting

The Tomorrow’s Professor eMail Newsletter is an excellent resource for those interested in professional academic work, and also often has useful insights for doctoral students regardless of their intended career path.  I periodically encourage folks to sign up for it … Continue reading

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Public Policy Through The Lens of Extremes

In a very rare moment of my life lately, I had the opportunity to do some personal reading. I ran across two very interesting articles related to two totally different policies. One centers on environmental and fiscal policy, with the … Continue reading

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Higher Education Policy: Performance Funding, Cost Control, and Mission

This blog post discusses one recent story and one recent journal article on public higher education. Readers are encouraged to review both. Continue reading

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Local Restrictions on Food Sharing, including Enforcement

This post is presents a question about new local laws restricting food sharing. Continue reading

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Income Levels and Online Education Academic Achievement

They say time can heal all wounds. It can also reveal painful data. Most would not be surprised to know that academic performance in online education would favor the affluent, but it goes much deeper than that. In an age when … Continue reading

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SREB Interactive Map: Cost of Higher Education

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