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The University of Chicago should not have hired Jason Lieb, and they bear partial responsibility for his actions.

http://jonfwilkins.com/2016/02/innocent-until-proven-guilty-is-nonsense-for-faculty-hiring/
Good news this week for the Astronomy community! Unlike the previous three cases, the latest instance of high-profile professorial sexual misconduct to hit the press comes out of molecular biology. So, yay? Jason Lieb resigned from the University of Chicago after he was found to have violated ...
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Follow-up to yesterday's Darwin Eats Cake.
Will the other Republican candidates take Andy's David Bowie pledge?
http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/176
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Newest update on Andy's presidential campaign
http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/174
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From the Ronin Institute:

Announcing (and soliciting donations for) our new Conference Scholarships Program to help support travel to academic conferences for independent and non-traditional scholars!

http://ronininstitute.org/conference-scholarships-program/1197/
Season's Greetings! The Ronin Institute is pleased to announce that in 2016 we will be providing our first round of conference scholarships for Research Scholars. Conference attendance is a critical aspect of any academic career. Conferences are where you meet colleagues and collaborators, ...
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Yesterday's Darwin Eats Cake
http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/172
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Here, in the most recent Darwin Eats Cake, we learn about how technology is transforming geitfeest and geitvrijdaghebzucht. DarwinEatsCake0171. In its native environment: http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/171. And here (and here: http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/149) is the previous ...
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First five comics from the new Darwin Eats Cake storyline, now in one convenient location

http://jonfwilkins.com/2016/01/invisible-hand-announces-candidacy-for-republican-nomination/
Here, for your entertainment during that brief window between the time when the coming snowpocalypse traps you at home and the time when the coming snowpocalypse knocks out your power, is the latest sequence of comics from Darwin Eats Cake, in which Andy launches his run for president.
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Today's Darwin Eats Cake
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Congratulations to Ruth Duerr for her Lifetime Achievement Award and Soren Scott for her Catalyst Award, received last week at the ESIP winter meeting!

http://ronininstitute.org/ronin-institute-research-scholars-honored-with-awards/1212/
Headlining the awards ceremony was Ruth Duerr's receipt of the Martha Maiden Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Earth Science Information Community, which recognizes “individuals who have demonstrated leadership, dedication and a collaborative spirit in advancing the field of Earth ...
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The latest Darwin Eats Cake, in which Handy Andy, the newest Republican presidential candidate, clarifies his position on Syrian refugees.

http://darwineatscake.com/comic/en/173
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Reprinted from the most recent issue of the Ronin Institute newsletter:

A proposal to save the University: Everybody drives a truck!

http://ronininstitute.org/a-proposal-to-save-the-university-everybody-drives-a-truck/1190/
Reprinted from the most recent issue of the Ronin Institute newsletter, Kitsune. If you talk to an academic, odds are it won't take long before the conversation turns to how frustrated they are with the bureaucracies they have to deal with, both at the university and at funding agencies.
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Darwin Eats Cake presents the latest in frutexophysics!
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I'm Jon Wilkins, evolutionary biologist and poet. I'm the author of the blog Lost in Transcription and the webcomic Darwin Eats Cake. I am also founder of the Ronin Institute, which is dedicated to supporting independent scholarship.
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