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That little voice in your head

We usually think of an earworm as one of those 1980s one-hit wonder songs or any-generation pop song┬áthat you can’t get out of your head. Let me pause for a minute here while you try to get something unstuck. Sorry. But I’ve learned of a different kind of earworm: the academic/mentoring kind. That voice in […]

I love my job, No. 2

Being a college professor is more than just standing up in front of a class. It takes hours to prepare for that class, time to grade and figure out assignments, time to assess whether students are really learning what we intend. We do research to learn new things about the world we inhabit and then […]

I love my job, No. 1

On days when I’m feeling behind on grading, overwhelmed with the changes in journalism, I love getting a reminder of why I teach and why I love teaching at Creighton. On this particular Monday, two of my favorite students paid me surprise visits. I put away the grading without a backward glance and caught up […]