Call for Submissions: The Teacher That Made a Difference in My Life

Were you too cool for school until you met THAT teacher?

Life & Times Series: Part 2

Father Time presents:  “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time  ◊♦◊ Shaun H. (Pennsylvania) Age: 36 Occupation: Writer and Adjunct professor at DeSales University Status: Married with one daughter, age 3 Wife is a Vice President at Bethlehem Apparatus. FT: Describe the biggest […]

The Old Man and the Young Punk: Friendships Can Transcend Age

Why are we so supportive of diversity in friendships, except when it comes to age?

A Father Speaks on Her Gender Transition

Author, professor, and parent Joy Ladin speaks on her transition from male to female and how it has made her think about what it really means to be “a woman.”

Wrinkled Shirts Could Be the Death of Me

“Perfectionism” has probably never been listed as a cause of death because it doesn’t kill the person you are, it kills the person you could be.

You Fired Me

Stuart Vyse on being approached by a past employee whom he let go.

When A Late Paper is the Least of Her Problems

Sometimes life doesn’t work well within syllabus guidelines. Professor and writer Jocelyn Pihlaja learns an all-too-familiar lesson regarding late policies and the continuing student.  — Her eyes filled with tears as I spoke. “Yup, you will lose twenty points on your essay if you submit it today. The policy is that you lose ten points for each day that […]

Teaching Fatherhood

Eric Olofson prepares young men for the most difficult, rewarding, and transformative experience most of them will have in their entire lives.

Eric Olofson: Close to Home

Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

How Do You Deal With a Guy Wearing a Vulgar Shirt?

Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?

I Could Have Slept With My Professor

A proposition leaves a young man feeling conflicted, regretful.

There are Fewer than 100 Black Professors in Britain – Why?

Also, in Britain there is not a single institution that has a degree programme in Black British studies.

Mark Twain, the Depth

Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.

“Please, Professor,” Give Me a B

A professor’s funny song from the 1970s anticipates the problem of young men not doing their best in college.

My Dad Never Told Me He Loved Me. And That’s Perfectly Fine.

Ali Rizvi writes: “I was his first child, and his first son. I wonder if I was also his first experience with real intimacy.”

“I Can’t Trust Your Praise”: Why Erotic Capital Isn’t Capital

In the end, how much is erotic capital really worth?