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January 29, 2012
Our local school board, of which I am vice president, recently held an open town hall meeting.  The meeting was very well attended and the individuals present represented a broad spectrum of local opinion. 
January 29, 2012
I had intended to write this week's post about Patrick Witt. However, as I was sitting in my office on Friday, trying, on a brief break, to reconcile the newspaper reports with the very different story in his press release, a supervisee arrived for her scheduled session, sat down and burst into tears. "I can't do this anymore," she said.
January 29, 2012
What’s New at UVenus: Afshan Jafar for University of Venus at The Guardian UK with Consumerism in higher education: the rise of the helicopter parents.   What’s New With Our Writers:
January 27, 2012
Inside Higher Ed will be blogging live from the first national meeting of the New Faculty Majority.
January 27, 2012
A few follow-ups to issues that came up this week: In response to the “rejection” post earlier this week, one commenter suggested that ageism is rampant in faculty hiring.  S/he offered no particular evidence for the claim, but stated it as a sort of “everybody knows.”
January 26, 2012
UF architecture professor Charlie Hailey takes a soak at Banjiste.
January 26, 2012
In Math, we often talk of how a function behaves as a variable approaches limits at infinity.
January 26, 2012
Are you an exporter?  Do you sell your services or products to another country? Maybe you work for or teach in a program that has tuition paying students who live outside of nation in which you live. Perhaps your company sells ed tech services or products outside of our borders.
January 26, 2012
Last October, I gave a lecture at the Lifelong Learning Division of the School of Humanities at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). This was one of the ways I participated in the University of Venus Networking Challenge, where I was aiming to “go interdisciplinary” and “go international”.
January 26, 2012
WordPress has been mentioned several times on this blog. As a blogging platform, WordPress offers terrific functionality, ease of use, search engine optimization, accessibility, and it is free. The dot org version of WordPress is the self-hosted variety of the popular WordPress.com. Whenever I surf through a student affairs division’s website, I always think about how useful it would be if instead of a static site (content that rarely changes), we switched to a dynamic, content-rich, blog-based site.

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