… in the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes that the most charitable description of what’s been going on at the clubby University of Minnesota medical school would be “bizarre.”
Monday, August 27, 2007
Attention: PhD wannabes in the Sciences, People Puzzled about BigTime Athletics at GridIron State
An excellent post and informative comments for people interested in pursuing a PhD in the sciences may be found at the website of Pharyngula - "The Most Daunting Numbers I've Seen."
This article is about the ugly situation for biology PhDs seeking academic jobs, but anyone thinking about a PhD in the sciences would do well to read it.
Those trying to puzzle out the relationship of BigTime Athletics to academic excellence will find the Higher Ed interview of Confessions of a Spoilsport author William Dowling of great interest. The always readable UD sniffed ths one out.
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