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Date of Coverage: 24 February-14 Chemistry Without Women - “It happened again – another major theoretical chemistry conference features an all-male program.” That’s the opening to a new petition calling for the boycott of the 2015 International Congress of Quantum Chemistry conference in Beijing. The petition has attracted lots of support and highlighted what many see as the persistent, if unintentional, sexism in academe and in the physical sciences in particular. #womeninscience


Subprime Students?

Sam Winchester Is A Closet Nerd--nerd is an arbitrary term because as I've said I think Sam is the "academic nerd" while Dean is the pop culture nerd. I mean Dean must keep up with things as much as he possibly can, he's referenced Hunger Games and even brought home Game of Thrones (not that he obsessively invests his time like Charlie)...but still...


Yvette Dalton is a mother, model, activist, researcher, and academic scholar. Soon we will be addressing Yvette as Dean Dalton

from Harvard Magazine

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination

A couple years old...but still some of the best advice I've ever read. From a very smart lady!

from The Chronicle of Higher Education

New Data Show Where Veterans Enroll, but Not How They Fare

New Data Show Where Veterans Enroll, but Not How They Fare - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education

from The Literary Maven

Grading Policies for Middle & High School: Making It Meaningful & Increasing Student Accountability

The red pen is mighyt, but are you maximizing its impact? Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed what work is graded and what work isn't, and how to hold students accountable for implementing feedback. Teachers also shared their experiences with standards based grading, thoughts on students grading themselves, and tips for making grading easier. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.

[Sourcing4Talent]: Senior Director, Office of Academic Effectiveness - Chamberlain College of Nursing (Remote Location/Some Travel)

What a Stanford Dean Says Parents are Doing That’s Ruining Their Kids