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August 27, 2011 - 5:15pm



What’s New at University of Venus - Week Ending 27 August 2011


UVenus Around the Web:




● UVenus at The Guardian (UK). Speaking At Conferences is Essential for Academic Professional Development from Itir Toksöz.




What’s New With Our Writers:




● On Aug 24th Janni Aragon spoke about "Living an Integrated Scholarly Life" at the UVIC New Faculty Orientation.


● The Times Higher Education featured Lee Skallerup Bessette’s Bad Female Academic series.


● College 101: You are not alone on your academic journey - Mary Churchill tells her story and gives advice to this year’s incoming class in The Washington Post.


● Melonie Fullick launched her blog, Speculative Diction, over at University Affairs. Congratulations!



Our Writers At Other Blogs:


● At Janni Aragon’s blog Managing Expectations, Political Science: Women's Caucus for Political Science, and Life : BlogHer11 Exercise.


● Lee Skallerup Bessette’s post In-Class Distractions Are Nothing New, and subsequent Twitter chat, inspired Prof Hacker contributor Ryan Cordell’s post on Digital Etiquette in the Classroom.


● Lee Skallerup Bessette talks about her Bawdy Female Body, reflects on letting go of control in her peer-driven classroom, and frets over some uninspired writing.


● Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe lauds leadership from behind.







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