Tag: academic humor

Eat, Pray, Drink

Eat, Pray, Drink

I was sitting looking out of the window and waiting for inspiration to strike, which it seldom does. But if it did, I would want it to be more like a Eureka-type moment rather than getting slapped in the face. One thing that happens while I am waiting for inspiration is that I do get to…

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A Victorian Advisor

A Victorian Advisor

On Which I Imagine Myself a Victorian-style Advisor After Reading Too Many Anne Perry Mysteries The departmental administrative assistant knocked at the door of Lady Mo’s office and entered the room. “M’advisor, a gentleman student is here to see you. His card says his name is Mr. Smith and that he has an appointment.” “Thank…

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Mo Solo’s 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Higher Ed

Mo Solo’s 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Higher Ed

Are you tired of reading and/or making the same old resolutions? Resolving to read War and Peace, run 2 miles everyday, and eat a bowl of bran for breakfast? Well, fear not, lackadaisical friends, I have come up with some different resolutions, especially for those in higher education. As an added bonus, I will share with…

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The Twelve Days of Advising by Mo Solo

The Twelve Days of Advising by Mo Solo

  Dedicated to advisors everywhere. Happy Holidays! On the first day of advising a student gave to me, A migraine headache for free. On the second day of advising my email gave to me, Two legal threats. On the third day of advising our admin gave to me, Three tissue boxes. On the fourth day of…

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