Monthly Archives: September 2016

10 Myths That Damage a University. Part 1: How a University “Should” Run

– Jeanne M. Slattery and Melissa K. Downes We live in a world that is trying to reduce education to a false equation and, in the process, is devaluing the importance of and commitment to a quality education. We believe … Continue reading

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Love What You Teach!

– Helen Hampikian I love microbiology. Like really, REALLY love it. There are few things more exciting to me than learning about some hideous new infectious disease that’s going to take over the world or some quirky little virus that … Continue reading

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Fostering Student Success: Accessibility or Accommodations?

– Jeanne M. Slattery My great-aunt Philla went to graduate school in English at University of Chicago, but dropped out after her master’s because women were not allowed in the faculty lounge, where seminars met. She taught at a college … Continue reading

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Dear What Can I Do to Prevent Sexual Assault?

Dear Ms. Scholar, I recently watched The Hunting Ground at a conference and was profoundly disturbed. I was especially appalled by the statistics it reported about sexual assault on college campuses. What can I do to make a difference? Dear … Continue reading

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A Good Partnership: PASSAGES and Clarion University

– Marlene Austin PASSAGES, Inc. has a long, rich history with Clarion University. Founded in 1980 as the Rape Crisis Center, it was the idea of two roommates: Mary Ann (Roseman) Kernich and Teri (Drayer) Rhodes. At that time, Mary … Continue reading

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