Negative Capability

As I walked to my local coffeeshop this morning, I saw a daytime moon and snapped this photo with my phone. The sun was, at the same time, very bright—you can see the blueness of the sky, a crisp blue that we only get in the North Carolina after the summer’s...

What “Counts” as Knowledge

A Twitter colleague and I shared an exchange recently that showcased both her beautiful voice and her strong ideas: @krgpryal &….prioritize indigenous knowledge AS KNOWLEDGE, bcz it has all been discredited as mere artifact, myth, curio. #decolonize —...

Sunlight and Law School

As surprising as it is, the class action law suit against New York Law School seems to fit right in with the recent trend of criticizing law schools for misrepresenting (1) scholarships, (2) grads’ employment rates, (3) average grads’ salaries, and (4) any...

Reflective Writing Decreases Test Anxiety

Researchers and the University of Chicago discovered that taking time to write reflectively about one’s anxieties helps a test-taker’s performance. Here’s the link. I do this sort of writing all the time. When I’m working on an article or a...