In 2012, CBS noted the bleak future that awaited PhD graduates. From 2005 to 2009, American universities graduated 100,000 new PhDs but only created 16,000 new professorships. The average PhD … Continue reading “The True Cost of a PhD: Giving Up a Family for Academia”
In 2015, Colorado School of Mines writing instructor Dr. Jon Leydens delivered a TED talk titled “engineering and social justice.” According to Leydens, in the mid-2000s students started asking him … Continue reading “The Rise of Engineering’s Social Justice Warriors”
The post-millennials have arrived. As the oldest millennials turn 37, demographers have designated a new generation for those born after 1996, Generation Z. The oldest members of this cohort just … Continue reading “Generation Z: The Intolerant Ones”
A report claims that the philosophy department at the University of Colorado-Boulder harasses its female faculty.