Some people find this site by using google as an oracle. Others just ask stupid questions. I had fun the last time I answered these questions with some sincerity, so here’s a new round. The questions are directly copied from what visitors entered into google:
do ants like fake sugar
No. They don’t like margarine, either.
what do you call someone whos an adjunct professor
what to do if we don’t know anything about the subject in exam
david correia fuck jared diamond
If you have photos, you might consider blackmailing both of them for some serious cash.
are professors at top slac good researchers? –confidential
Some of them are.
should i call him doctor or professor
Assuming that he’s your professor with a doctorate, either will do fine.
is a professor higher than a mr
Probably not me. I’m just 5’3” or so.
effectiveness of field trips graph
will i ever get a tenure track job?
life at an r1 vs pui is it better
You can have fulfilling career in both research and teaching at either one. What way do you want to be held accountable? If you want to be held accountable for research productivity and grant acquisition, the R1 is better. If you want to be held accountable by having created the perception of quality teaching, then a PUI is better.
Is being denied tenure the same as being fired?
Technically, no, it’s a non-renewal of contract. But for all functional purposes, yes. It sure feels like getting fired.
chances of getting a faculty position at good institution
Ranging from excellent to poor, depending on your definition of “good.”
can i get tenure track without nature paper
does agreeing to a job verbally commit you to anything?
how can you answer if being asked what is your philosophy in teaching
You say what your teaching philosophy is.
why is mcglynn collecting dead insects and leaf litter from the rainforest floor
For what it’s worth, they’re alive when they’re collected.
how to call an old men sir mister
The same way you call younger people sir mister. People are people, you know.
should i take the first r1 job
The question is, do you feel lucky?
Myrmecology. Or, if you’re feeling cheeky like my podiatrist, “ant-omology.”
characteristics of a bad elevator speech
body odor, spittle, and a broken elevator.
in my school how is my science laboratory
You might want to start with a reference librarian.
why shouldn’t women be science
Because you’re a sexist pigdog who needs to rot for eternity in his own insecure misogynist hell. No offense intended to pigdogs.