Dan Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs on GED (Generalized Insect Decline), from the perspective of long-term life and work in northwestern Costa Rica.
When undergraduate women have more female role models in STEM they are more likely to stay in the earth and environmental sciences… by A LOT!
College admissions bribery roundup:
Another small private college closure. This time, Southern Vermont College. I would imagine any kind of tenure-track job interview at small private college would involve a close scrutiny of the college’s financial footing and long-term plans for fiscal sustainability.
An analysis with a lot of statistical power reveals gender bias in the publication process. I think the lessons here are a must-read for all editors.
This story begins, “I am increasingly viewing my own work as an educator from two different sets of eyes. One pair of eyes is my own, with all of my experience and all my frustration at what is available to students, and with all the motivation to provide better options for my students. The second pair belongs to my eldest child, now well into their 20’s, as they navigate through the extractive pits and snares that so many publishers have left in the traditional regional university.”