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#Diversity training: emotional distress ("white #fragility") in the face of challenges (#racism, U.S.) Show more

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Link 2 of 2. On faculty diversity, from 2013 commentary: why you can't expect to fix diversity by just "collecting them all". What strategies support and retain underrepresented groups?

chronicle.com/article/Faculty-

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I find the concept of introductions very intimidating. It will probably take me a few days before I post a full one.

Until then, hello there. I will probably post intermittently and/or vent about , , , , and issues in , as well as and pop-culture cross-over and slice of life things.

But I'm really not completely sure at this point. I guess we will find out.

teaching musings, mh, (+), pt. III Show more

teaching musings, mh, (+), pt. II Show more

teaching musings, mh, (+) Show more

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I love the curbcut effect. (Might have the name wrong). The idea is that when you improve accessibility for one group, it tends to help everyone. So you put those cuts into the curb for wheelchair and it also helps people moving packages with trolleys, and with strollers, etc.

New example I've found. Webcomics that put the script under the comic for people with screenreaders and such. SUDDENLY I CAN ACTUALLY FIND OLD COMICS WITH GOOGLE WHEN I WANT TO SHOW PEOPLE A SPECIFIC JOKE.

academia and racial slurs, faculty shared governance Show more

Airport restrooms (+) Show more

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media, sex and trauma mention Show more

Today's mood: Aluminum foil-ed for the Ides of March.

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For a Black Mathematician, What It’s Like to Be the ‘Only One’

Fewer than 1 percent of doctorates in math are awarded to African-Americans. Edray Goins, who earned one of them, found the upper reaches of the math world a challenging place.

nytimes.com/2019/02/18/us/edra

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“$70 isn’t that much.” is honestly not the response you should be giving when asked how students struggling financially will be able to afford the mandatory digital textbook

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Elsevier IP address blocking Show more

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sexism in academia, petition link Show more

Buying used books Show more

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Lgbtq in conservative spaces Show more

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"my professor was trying to find an example of [contrastive focus] reduplication so the next class he came back and said “I FOUND REDUPLICATION IN ENGLISH” and then he said “Milk milk” and everyone was just “what?” and he said “you know when you go to a coffee shop and they ask if you want soy milk and you say ‘no i want milk milk’” and everyone just had this collective sigh of understanding."

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weirdness levels are 61% and rising

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chemistry, bad smells Show more

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