Category: Scholarship

Apr 11

In Case You Missed It… Divided Island/Divided Time: A Fulbright in Cyprus

In Case You Missed It… is a feature of the Center for Faculty Innovation blog providing resources from our programs for faculty who were not able to attend. Although no substitute for being able to attend, we hope that this follow up is useful to you. On 4/8, Chip Bolyard talked with faculty about his …

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Mar 28

In Case You Missed It… Increasing Your Writing Productivity

In Case You Missed It… is a feature of the Center for Faculty Innovation blog providing resources from our programs for faculty who were not able to attend. Although no substitute for being able to attend, we hope that this follow up is useful to you. On 3/28, Ed Bratmeier, Lori Britt, and Benjamin Brewer …

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Feb 03

In Case You Missed It… Reason and Wonder: Revolutions in Human Self Perceptions (1/27/2014)

In Case You Missed It… is a feature of the Center for Faculty Innovation blog providing resources from our programs for faculty who were not able to attend. Although no substitute for being able to attend, we hope that this follow up is useful to you.   Last Monday, Dave Pruett presented a scholarly talk …

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Jan 06

Nurture Your Inner Scholar

by: Ed Brantmeier Mindfulness, simply put, is about paying attention. Paying attention to the moment can have profound impact on experience and perception. Do you pay attention to your scholarship? Is it tough to find the moments to pay attention? Let’s go on an introspective journey together. Why did you become an academic? Was it …

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Mar 14

Revise, Resubmit … and Rewind

by: Cara Meixner Earlier in my career, I was fortunate to have experienced a healthy dose of what I can only consider beginner’s luck: the publication of two research pieces, both accepted with minor revisions and published within a year of submission. I celebrated these successes in relative solitude waiting for the slow, steady ‘creeping …

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Dec 06

Why I Love Scholarship: A January Symposium Musing

by: Ed Brantmeier I love scholarship because when doing it, I don’t feel so alone. What I mean is that when I dialogue with a community of scholars in my field, I feel connected to world of ideas, obstacles, hope, and potential. In essence, scholarship allows me to connect with great ideas and great people …

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Oct 30

Double Standards

by: Andreas Broscheid One of the fun things about being a political scientist is that … Okay, maybe I should say: One of the annoying things with political scientists is that they always (I’m exaggerating here) have to contradict what all other people think they know about politics. You think gerrymandering is to blame for …

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Oct 09

Finding Time for Your Writing Habit?

Scholarly Writers

by: Ed Brantmeier Amid the hustle and bustle of teaching and service work, scholarship sometimes falls to the wayside—especially during the fall and spring semesters when things get thick with meetings, grading, and class prepping.   Amid all of this, do you maintain a writing habit? Do you honor that habit?  When and where to you …

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