Why Grades Matter to Christians: A BibleMesh Post

Why should you care about grade inflation? First, because it’s happening en masse. In a post entitled “A History of College Grade Inflation” on the New York Times Economix blog, Catherine Rampell recently drew attention to the work of Stuart Rojstaczer, formerly a Duke professor of geophysics, and Christopher Healy, a computer science professor at Furman [Read More...]

Want $66,000 a Year? Write Papers for Students! (Ethics Optional)

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently released a chilling story that you should know about.  The CHI piece is called “The Shadow Scholar” and it’s authored by a paper mill writer under the name of “Ed Dante.”  You can read the whole thing here.  Reader’s Digest picked it up for their May 2011 edition, which has mainstreamed it. [Read More...]

The New York Times on My Alma Mater’s Food: And You Thought People Chose Bowdoin for the Academics

Actually, title of this blog aside, most people have no idea what Bowdoin College is, let alone why anyone would choose to go to this tiny school in Maine. But I, fair friends, am here to attempt to correct this cruel imbalance of perception by the ultimate stroke of modern agency: blogging. The reason I [Read More...]


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