Dr T Reviews: The Chair

Note: This review was meant to be satirical. But the academic in me could not resist exploring some themes in The Chair. I couldn’t help it. I wrote a quasi-serious review. I promise there will be another review because The Chair does a wonderful job of capturing the hair styles of academia so well, and […]

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The Future of Offices

The newest trend in academic offices draws on old traditions of intergenerational cohabitation. “The idea,” explains Provost Peanut-Buttere of Great White Northern University (GWNU), “is to pair experienced and newer faculty members together in a single office to build networks of support and comaraderie.” In other words, professors are sharing offices. But Provost Peanut-Buttere is […]

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The Gym

Health and wellness is important, according to our HR department. Dr T heads to the gym and reports back.

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It’s Time To Get A Life

More fun than Faculty Council. — Dr T on the launch of Academic Chic. It’s time that someone helped academics to get a life. Welcome to Academic Chic, the lifestyle blog for Academics. We spend so much time in the books, in the lab, writing grants, sitting in meetings, teaching, and judging people’s grammar on […]

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