Monthly Archives: December 2009

Smart furloughs?

PROFS is lobbying for what’s known as the Smart Furlough proposal, which would exempt state and university employees who are paid with federal and state funds from the state-imposed furloughs. Please click here for the complete article from the PROFS … Continue reading

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Our very own Berlin

In the summer of 1996, I stood at the edge of what may well have been the largest and most expensive construction zone of the past half-century of human existence: Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. In the wake of the fall … Continue reading

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