by Chris Cumo PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. Eisenhower foresaw in 1961 the rise of a military-industrial complex but missed an equally potent union: the symbiosis between university and corporation. In 1980 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that scientists may patent life. The decision was a boon to...

by Brian Caterino REVENUE GENERATED BY patents has become big business for cash-strapped universities. According to the annual survey by the Association of University Technology Managers, American Universities received more than.

by Scott Mitchell POWERFUL CORPORATIONS, the high cost of research and communication tools like the Internet have the potential to destroy academics’ right to control their own ideas, warned speakers at.

by Richard Lyons AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL leader reading this first Adjunct Advocate column on managing adjunct faculty, your decision-making probably long ago outgrew the cost-savings consideration often cited as the sole advantage of using part-time instructors. You realize as well that part-time instructors also have the potential to: Leverage...

by Jeannie Barry-Sanders PERSONAL SAFETY IS a basic need, and educators who want to travel and work abroad must think safety first when travelling to countries outside of the United.

by Evelyn Beck IN VIRTUAL SCIENCE labs, students can handle dangerous poisons, analyze raging rivers, and conduct experiments in evolution-activities otherwise impossible for most college students. “The on-line labs were.

by Karen Young Kreeger SO YOU LOVE to teach. Now that the school year is in full swing, are you wondering how you can contribute more to the next generation, keep your interest in teach ing alive and well, or enhance the peda gogical portion of...
by Susan Mitchell WHAT’S THE STATE of art today? Among educated Americans, it’s looking pretty good. While 37 percent of all Americans visited a museum in 1998, a whopping 71 percent of people with graduate degrees made a trip that year, as did 66 percent of people...
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