"Recently, the Board of Governors approved a new policy for the state budget that non-STEM professors in the UNC System can no longer receive distinguished professorships. These awards give them a pay raise and a funding boost for research. From now on, only professors in STEM departments will be up for the coveted spots. Quite frankly, I don’t know why people are surprised and upset over the news."
"My day was roughly scheduled as follows: work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. I realized that if I simply went home after work every day, that would be the only thing I did and I would be sad. I refused to let that be the end of the story."
"Taking action is always my go-to. When I feel a problem bubbling, I squash it before it breaches the surface. But when problems breach from all around like whack-a-mole, going on a walk won’t help."
"There’s no disguising that these new gymfluencers are just a glance at something incredibly harmful: another pipeline targeted towards impressionable young boys who need role models."