Category Archives: Reading

Reading and Listening | January 25, 2013

Reading The Wall Street Journal | Friday, January 25, 2013 Geithner Says He Won’t Be Next Fed Chairman by Victoria McGrane Filibuster Rules Reined In — a Bit by Patrick O-Connor and Corey Boles Dell Deal Done Differently by Anupreeta … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 24, 2013

Reading The New York Times | Thursday, January 24, 2013 Redistricting In Virginia Hurts Blacks, Democrats Say by Trip Gabriel To Raise Graduation Rate, Colleges Are Urged to Help a Changing Student Body by Tamar Lewin Robot Makers Spread Global … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 23, 2013

Reading The New York Times | Wednesday, January 23, 2013 You Are Going to Die by Tim Krieder Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes for Credit by Tamar Lewin The Wall Street Journal | Wednesday, January 23, 2013 U. … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 22, 2013

Reading The New York Times | Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Even if It Outrages the Boss, Social Net Speech Is Protected by Steven Greenhouse An App to Sift Through Books by Leslie Kaufman Flacco Shrugs Off Critics and Chalks Up … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 21, 2013

Reading The New York Times | Monday, January 21, 2013 Obama Sworn In for 2nd Term, This Time Quietly by Jackie Calmes Among Blacks, Pride Is Mixed With Expectations for Obama by Susan Saulny Algerians Find Many More Dead at … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 20, 2013

Reading The New York Times | Sunday, January 20, 2013 Change Comes: After 4 Years, Friends See Shifts in the Obamas by Jodi Kantor Military Rules Leave Gay Spouses Out in Cold by Rachel L. Swarns Priest Is Planning to … Continue reading

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Reading and Listening | January 19, 2013

Reading The Wall Street Journal | Saturday, January 19, 2013 Putting Statistics to Work in a Land of Illusions by Carl Bialik – The introduction of statistics in North Korea highlights the dearth of reliable state data. Health Law Pinches … Continue reading

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Information Not Affirmation

For those of us working in higher education information technology, summer is not down time.  Summer is a mad dash to update everything, to report on what we accomplished over the last year, and to make our plans for the … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Book

So, recently I’ve changed my buying patterns when it comes to books.  I decided it didn’t make any sense to keep giving Amazon money when there are bookstores in Richmond that are closing.  Now when there’s a book I want, … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading – 8/8/09

Newsweek – August 10/17 2009 Israel’s Chief Diplomat Goes M.I.A. – Israel’s top diplomat takes a trip to South America when Obama’s Middle East envoy, defense secretary, and national security advisor come to negotiate. He’s ultra-right wing and apparently an … Continue reading

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