Citation Stacking: A New Ethical Problem in Scientific Publishing

If you thought falsifying data, p-hacking, adding fictitious authors and plagiarism were not bad enough, a new kind of academic dishonest has been brought to light: citation stacking.  I heard about this from a fellow grad student in my department who showed me an editorial written by the editors of a geosciences journal, Geoderma, in… Continue reading Citation Stacking: A New Ethical Problem in Scientific Publishing

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“You’re going to college, right?”

One of the things I want to change in higher education is the assumption that everyone should go to college right away. Let me repeat that, in case you just skimmed over that sentence. I want to change the assumption that everyone will go to college, not the possibility for everyone to go to college. … Continue reading “You’re going to college, right?”