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{ Monthly Archives } January 2013

Friedman on MOOCs

Revolution Hits the Universities – “My opening discussion of C. Wright Mills’s classic 1959 book, ‘The Sociological Imagination,’ was a close reading of the text, in which I reviewed a key chapter line by line. I asked students to follow along in their own copies, as I do in the lecture hall. When I […]

Minnesota Nice

We are interviewing candidates for a position – an interesting cultural experience in and of itself – but during the interviews, it inevitably comes up, “so why do you want to come to Minnesota?” Just found this blog post for all the Minnesotans who want Minnesota Nice to mean that we’re actually, you know, genuinely […]