MLAde Is Back -- Now on Twitter

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Now annual parody of Modern Language Association -- like the group itself -- switches formats and focuses on job woes.

Hybrid Education 2.0

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have developed an online learning environment that could make lecture halls -- if not professors -- obsolete.

Proof That Mentoring Matters

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Study of economists -- complete with control group -- shows impact of coaching women on the process or getting published and winning grants.

Are American Students Lazy?

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Adjunct's column, comparing them unfavorably to her foreign students, sets off debate over work ethic.

Historians, Sons, Daughters

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A panel of parents and children in the same academic discipline consider their field and their generations.

Race and Merit at MIT

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Institute, whose report on equity for women was considered pathbreaking, examines gaps in rates at which minority and white professors are promoted -- and the ideal of meritocracy.

New View of Faculty Liberalism

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Study links a range of factors -- including educational attainment, gap between educational attainment and expected income, and religion -- in making academe "politically typed."

Housework Help as a New Benefit

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Scholars document the gender gap in cooking, cleaning and laundry among scientists -- and suggest a new employee benefit may be key to the advancement of women.

2 People, 1 Job, 36 Years

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Husband-and-wife historians at Earlham have spent more than three decades sharing a job.

No More Early Vacations

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Think it's not worth holding class the Friday before spring break? Faculty leaders at Penn State want you to know they disagree.


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