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  • President Obama writes personal letter of apology to professor
    President Obama writes personal letter of apology to professor
    According to Politico on Feb. 18, President Barack Obama offered an apology in a handwritten note to a professor who took offense by a remark he made about art history majors during a speech outside of Milwaukee last month.In keeping with the...
  • Getting on my nerves
    College: That professor gets on my nerves
    In high school you didn't have this problem. Everyone seemed to get along. But now in college it's different. There are roommate arguments, people in the dorm are either yelling or giving each other the silent treatment, and some of those...
  • Getting along with professors
    Getting along with professors
    Success in college classes partly depends on getting along with your professors. You will have some professors who are very approachable and some who seem like they don't even want to say "hi" to you. But, getting along with them is...
  • Constitution
    Texas A&M law professor: Time to repeal and replace Second Amendment
    On Friday, Mary Margaret “Meg” Penrose, a full-time professor at the Texas A&M University School of Law, said the Second Amendment should be repealed and replaced while attending a symposium on gun control and the Second Amendment...
  • Man plans to live in a dumpster for one year
    Man plans to live in a dumpster for one year
    According to KVUE News in Austin, Texas on Oct. 15, a professor has made plans to live in a dumpster for an entire year.Jeff Wilson has a doctorate degree in environment science and is a professor at Huston-Tillotson University. He plans to start...
  • VA Tech professor: Stop saying "Support the Troops"
    VA Tech professor: Stop saying "Support the Troops"
    Steven Salaita, an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech, argues in a column posted this morning at Salon.com that Americans should stop saying "support the troops," calling it "trite and tiresome." He argues that...
  • James Tracy
    FAU professor questions Boston Marathon bombing, says actors may have been used
    Did the Boston Marathon bombing really happen? Or what it just an elaborate hoax that resembles a mass casualty drill complete with actors? That seems to be the conclusion of James Tracy, a professor at Florida Atlantic University who teaches...
  • Texas journalism professor compares Thomas Jefferson to Nazis.
    Texas professor: Founders like Nazis, Thanksgiving a 'white-supremacist holiday'
    Robert Jensen, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin, compared the founding fathers to Nazis and called Thanksgiving a "white-supremacist holiday" in an article posted Wednesday at the George Soros-connected...
  • Book calls Obama an "apostle" sent to create "heaven here on earth."
    Florida professor: Obama an 'apostle' sent to create 'heaven here on earth'
    According to a book written by longtime Florida A&M University professor Barbara A. Thompson, Barack Obama is no mere mortal. He is, as she wrote, "Apostle Barack," sent to create a “heaven here on earth,” a post at PJ...
  • R. Steven Johnson
    Bittersweet chocolate: one man’s search for love
    When looking for an engrossing real life stories, ones that rouse the heart with its tales of loss and redemption, it’s common for us to turn to biographies like Elie Wiesel’s “Night” or autobiographical fiction narratives...
  • Holiday Retail Sales
    iPhone, iPad Mini and hi-tech Furby should help retailers says professor
    Several factors should help retailers this holiday season says one noted professor.A long holiday shopping season and a mood of optimism following the presidential election are some of the factors cited by Wilkes University professor Anthony L....
  • Future of colleges and universities
    Educational experience of students suffer Cefhe August 2012 report
    This article focuses on a dual problem in higher education 1. just-in-time hiring practices and 2. limited pedagogical resources.The Center for the Future of Higher Education(Cefhe) released a report this month detailing the above concerns that...
  • DrPete
    Georgia Tech Professor successfully mixes science with humor
    If you didn't think a science lecture on chemistry or biomolecular engineering couldn't be fun or edgy, you haven't met Georgia Tech Professor Dr. Pete Ludovice.With a Ph.D. from MIT and additional studies at NASA on his resume, Dr....
  • Nicolas Petrov
    Pittsburgh Notable People: Dance Legend Nicolas Petrov
    In the world of ballet Nicolas Petrov is renowned for his impressive achievements and dedication to the art of dance. He is a dance professor at Point Park University and the person responsible for revolutionizing the popularity of ballet in the...
  • Percival Everett
    Percival Everett at City Lights
    Percival Everett, a professor of English at the University of Southern California and the author of sixteen books (including Wounded, American Desert, Erasure, and Glyph), is celebrating the release of three additional novels on Tuesday, December...