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December 1999/January 2000

In This Issue


Ideas for Sale
Will technology transfer undermine the academy or save it?



Growing Pains
Resources, competition, and our institutional character

"
When the focus shifts to the bottom line, basic research always takes a hit."

"Technology transfer is just a subset of knowledge transfer."

New: "If technology transfer offers a solution to the funding crisis in higher education, it does so only in a very limited way."
An interview with Lanny Liebeskind, Professor of Chemistry

Show me the money . . .

What is applied research?

How does funding work in the sciences?

Overheard on campus




Riding the Post-Tenure Tiger
T'ai Chi, teaching, and a confession of ignorance
By Kate Nickerson, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts and English Department


This Is Not Your Father's
Millennial Angst--Or Is It?

Emory faculty contribute to the explosion of interest in millennial studies
By Amy Benson Brown


Shaping a Citizen Faculty
Cultivating collegiality in the research university
By Luke Timothy Johnson,
Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins


Endnotes
A selected calendar of events
and deadlines
 

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