Professors

USATs need reforms to have a real impact on teaching

Even though everyone is expected to fill out USATs at the end of the semester, what students might not know is how much of an impact these single pieces of paper can have on their professors.Continue...

My iguana ate my homework

We've all missed a class here and there. Sometimes you're sick, sometimes you have an assignment to finish and sometimes you fall into Lake Ontario.Continue...

Define the standard, then say tenured profs aren’t meeting it

The system that grants tenure, while getting the most out of professors seeking to earn tenure, is worth a critical look.Continue...

Senate debates responsibility for lack of racial diversity amongst Queen’s professors

At Senate this week, a response to a letter addressed to the University’s governing body last December, was presented by the Senate EducationContinue...

School of Computing to hire first tenure-track professor in 10 years

Max Garcia loves the Denver Broncos, and earlier this year he watched them win the highest accolade in the NFL. For him, that kind of joy isn’t easily topped.Continue...

Talking heads: In one sentence, what advice would you give to your students?

“Live life to the full.” Christine Sypnowich, Philosophy

“Take the job you can get, not the job you want right now, because it’s just too difficult to find work...Continue...

Teaching profs deserve an equal pedestal

A growing trend across Canadian universities is the “teaching class”, university instructors who are hired on short contracts to teach classes on an hourly basis and for lower pay than more ‘elite’ professors who spend their days researching.Continue...

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