Defying stereotypes of academic careers and West Point cadets
Elizabeth Samet holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. from Yale, all in English literature. So she’s hardly the type you’d expect to find teaching cadets at West Point. But Samet accepted a position there in 1996, to the surprise (and, I suspect, consternation) of her academic colleagues. She found surprising rewards and […]
Can blogging help or hurt your career?
In the Chronicle of Higher Education, a newspaper targeted to anyone even remotely connected to academia, Brandon Withrow ponders this question in an article “Not Your Father’s PhD.” You can read it here. I would agree with those who say you’ll be better equipped to work with today’s students if you understand modern techo-tools. One […]