Featured News Posts

Recent News

Globalization and Study Tours for Graduate Students

By Bill Tierney

 by Bill Tierney I have now gone on two trips with PhD students ostensibly so that they might learn more about globalization and education.  The first trip was two years ago with Darnell Cole to Beijing and Shanghai; the most recent adventure with Gib Hentschke took us to Hong Kong and Singapore. We were more […]

Continue Reading →

Education Abroad: Thoughts on China and Singapore (Part V)

By Stefani Relles

Last week, current doctoral students in Urban Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education traveled with faculty members Gib Hentschke and Bill Tierney to China and Singapore. Today, 21st Century Scholar finishes its series of blogs which highlights the preliminary research begun on this trip. For more information about the candidates, visit “Introducing our Ph.D. Students.” Lessons […]

Continue Reading →

Education Abroad: Thoughts on China and Singapore (Part IV)

By Stefani Relles

Last week, current doctoral students in Urban Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education traveled with faculty members Gib Hentschke and Bill Tierney to China and Singapore. This week 21st Century Scholar presents a series of blogs which highlights the preliminary research begun on this trip. For more information about the candidates, visit “Introducing our Ph.D. Students.” […]

Continue Reading →

Education Abroad: Thoughts on China and Singapore (Part III)

By Stefani Relles

Last week, current doctoral students in Urban Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education traveled with faculty members Gib Hentschke and Bill Tierney to China and Singapore. This week 21st Century Scholar presents a series of blogs which highlights the preliminary research begun on this trip. For more information about the candidates, visit “Introducing our Ph.D. Students.” […]

Continue Reading →

Education Abroad: Thoughts on China and Singapore (Part II)

By Stefani Relles

Last week, current doctoral students in Urban Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education traveled with faculty members Gib Hentschke and Bill Tierney to China and Singapore. This week 21st Century Scholar presents a series of blogs which highlights the preliminary research begun on this trip. For more information about the candidates, visit “Introducing our Ph.D. Students.” […]

Continue Reading →

Education Abroad: Thoughts from China and Singapore

By Stefani Relles

Last week, current doctoral students in Urban Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education traveled with faculty members Gib Hentschke and Bill Tierney to China and Singapore. This week 21st Century Scholar presents a series of blogs which highlights the preliminary research begun on this trip. For more information about the candidates, visit “Introducing our Ph.D. Students.” […]

Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Professor Linda Serra Hagedorn on The Academic Life

By Lorraine Solaegui

Part 5:  The Retirement Era of the Academic Life In this blog I examine the retirement years for academics and conclude the Academic Life series.  Today, I expand upon what awaits professors in the “academic afterlife”. My comments are based on deep conversations with several emeritus faculty.  I confess that the more I learned from […]

Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Professor Linda Serra Hagedorn on The Academic Life

By Lorraine Solaegui

Part Four:  The Academic Life and the Case of the Full Professor Finally, full professor!!  Living the life of the mind in the ivory tower complete with tenure, security, respect.  This is the rank that academics yearn for their entire careers.  In fact, my interviews and discussions with full professors did reveal a higher level […]

Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Professor Linda Serra Hagedorn on The Academic Life

By Lorraine Solaegui

Part 3:  The Academic Life as an Associate Professor For those who made it through the malaise of assistant professorship and into the next stage, the associate professor; life should be easier and more satisfying.  Is it?  Did tenure act as an antacid to ease the burn of assistant professorship?  My answer is “it depends.”  […]

Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Professor Linda Serra Hagedorn on The Academic Life

By Lorraine Solaegui

Part 2:  The Life as an Assistant Professor After the idealism of why people enter academe, today I tackle the life of the assistant professor.  For my research, I use my own experiences coupled with interviews with 8 current assistant professors around the country.  Although life as an assistant professor is one of looking to […]

Continue Reading →