05 mai 2019

The Write Way to Read

Writing can help you better define your reading list, retain more information, and save you time on your project-in-progress. More...

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Disabled in Graduate School: History and Progress

I'm younger than the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), but not by much. It has, in theory and sometimes practice, protected me all my life. More...

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So, You’re Going to Graduate School

What did you do the summer before graduate school? And who advised you on it. More...

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Engaging with Your Professional Organization

And helping your professional organization engage better with graduate students. More...

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Reference Material

Being a good recommender is one thing, but being a good recommendee is something different. More...

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Thoughts on Warren’s Proposed Jubilee

By Matt Reed. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, as part of her campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for President in 2020, has proposed forgiving existing college loans, as well as making public colleges and universities tuition-free. More...

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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…

By Matt Reed. The day before the wedding featured an afternoon monsoon, but the day itself was beautiful.  TW looked great, beaming in her dress. Before the ceremony, as I waited offstage with my brother, he commented that I was approaching it “like the big game.”  That seemed right. More...

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Counting

By Matt Reed. The return flight was delayed, so I haven’t yet had a chance to review the new Century Foundation report on community college funding in any depth. But the quick gloss I was able to muster suggests that at a really basic level, we need to think through what we’re counting. More...

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Looking for the New Keynes

By Matt Reed. [John] Maynard Keynes wrote The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money and radically revised a lot of our understandings of national political economies. I'm thinking now about the larger system of faculty employment in higher ed, both in the U.S. and abroad. More...

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When Half of a Group Has Disappeared

By Matt Reed. I had a chance to sit in on a class recently that featured student presentations. They were assigned to groups of four or five, with each group having a different topic. The group I saw had been reduced to two over the course of the semester, due to other students dropping. More...

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