Monthly Archives: May 2012

No regrets.

Do you spend time worrying about what happened — and what didn’t happen — and regretting your choices?  Don’t.  It’s bad for your health. An article in the May 4, 2012 issue of Science magazine reports on the neurobiological effects … Continue reading

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AC: Attitude check

Last Saturday was spring commencement at Southern Polytechnic State University.  A record 490 students received degrees, and the gym was packed for both ceremonies.   The speaker was David Connell, the president and CEO of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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Who owns us?

Does your organization own you — or rent you?   Scott Nichols, in an article titled “Renter or Owner?” (CASE Currents, October 11, 2011, p. 15-16), stated “Institutions rent me.  The profession owns me.”  In this situation, he was referring … Continue reading

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Feedback on the 2012 Women’s Leadership Initiative

The last session of this spring’s Women’s Leadership Institute was last Friday, and the Steering Committee has received some great feedback from the participants.  The aspects of the program that were most frequently listed as the most helpful elements were … Continue reading

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Women scientists and administrators

Sue Rosser recently published an essay in the on-line publication Inside Higher Ed, “From Scientist to Administrator.”  She reflected on the disproportionately large number of women scientists who are presidents of public Research 1 universities.  She noted: “In 2011-12, women … Continue reading

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