Skip to content

Tag Archives: Academia

Shut out of the Ivory Tower

This article is a lengthy explanation of why my family now lives in Switzerland. (The crack comparing Ph.D’s and migrant fruit pickers hits very close to home.) I recommend it to everyone, but especially those of you in the world of research science. From Miller-McCune: “The Real Science Gap”

Academia Goes Postal

From today’s Chronicle of Higher Education: As for Ms. Bishop’s state of mind following her tenure denial last year, her husband said she “didn’t want to go the way of” another university scientist who had lost tenure and was now driving a shuttle bus in Huntsville. Maybe I am better off as a house-husband…