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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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