Monthly Archives: February 2014

Connecticut Post Introduces Shadow Campus

Bridgeport (Born) Academic Makes Mystery Writer Debut Bridgeport native and former Stratford High School teacher Kathleen Kelley Reardon has made her debut as a novelist with “Shadow Campus” (Blue Mustang Press, $14.95), about the mystery surrounding the attempted suicide of a young professor on the … Continue reading

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Click on “Artwork” Above to See Sampling of Recent Art

16″ x 20″ seaside sea inspired by Rolling Water Bay in West Cork Ireland. Continue reading

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Navigating This Blog (Also a few thoughts on insult vs. offense)

Thought I’d remind anyone coming by for the first time that categories of blog types are listed in the right column of this page.  If you’re looking for more on communication or suggestions specific to women, for example, you can … Continue reading

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In Journalism, There is Such a Thing as an Accurate Story

The blog below was posted today on Huffington Post.  While there are terrific programs on PBS, according to the Baltimore Sun, the size of NewHour’s audience was down from 2.5 million in 2005  to 1.5 million in October of 2013. … Continue reading

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Shadow Campus: The “House of Cards” of Academia

Forbes described it as a “masterful debut mystery.”  Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and author of Unhooked, wrote she was “hooked from the beginning.”  Christiane Amanpour singled it out as one of the few fiction books she plans to find time to … Continue reading

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The Politics of Academia — The Life of an Adjunct Professor

Tonight on PBS Newshour the story of a California adjunct professor, Arik Greenberg, will be discussed.  Also, here is the story posted on the Newshour website and an excerpt: Adjunct professors now make up half of all college faculties, and … Continue reading

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How Many More Tragedies Before We Address Serious Mental Illness?

(This blog was posted today at Huffington Post.  It’s amazing how little most of us know about mental illness.  Until it hits our families, and from the statistics the likelihood is reasonably high, we turn the other way.  Perhaps that’s … Continue reading

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