Return of the Gadget Girl: Apple to Android

After over a year on an Apple product (iPad) supplied by an institutional initiative, I found myself exploring options for a new tablet. My primary question: should I go with another Apple item? I found myself at a unique...

Position openings! Tenure-track in communication

Readers, here are two great openings to consider. Please pass them on!   Assistant Professor of Communication StudiesTeach Computer Mediated Communication, Communication Research methods. Must be willing to teach a combination of Communication Theory, Survey of Communication Research, Seminar in Organizational Communication,...

“You are awesome!” Communicating appreciation on the job

There are many times in the busiest of days where we just forget how much work others are doing. We may become focused on our own goals, our stress, and our agendas. On such days, we are likely to see lips pressed...

Teaching, research, and administration: Multiple roles in higher education

You're deep into the edits for your latest research project. One that has sat for too long waiting on you. Finally, you are finding time to focus on it when your phone rings or your inbox dings or your administrative assistant comes...

Transitions into the “split” academic appointment

Not only are we transitioning as faculty into the new Fall term after our summers (summers that those outside of academia typically assume we spent in frivolity enjoying the "vacation" and being "so lucky" we "don't have to work"). This blog is...

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