Tag Archives: academic

it's all been done

This is my lament. I am posting it in the hopes that some of my fellow grad students can commiserate. Do you ever get the feeling that, for every new topic in which you develop interests, you later find that it’s all been done by someone else? It’s happened to me at least twice in […]

business-izing higher ed: I’m not scared

A few days back, this post about higher ed in the UK appeared over on one of my favorite blogs, Feminist Philosophers. Here’s the big quote: “Business secretary wants students and parents to be treated more like customers in proposals to overhaul higher education.” The original poster worries that “universities get put under a great […]