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Opponent of University Rankings Ranks the Top Five Reasons Why Rankings Should be Opposed At All Costs

University rankings are increasingly used by potential students and academics, all of whom (let’s face it) would rank universities in order of preference regardless of the existence of these university rankings. Professor Alisa Sycamore, a trade union activist at Stultus University, has leveled a devastating and logically unassailable critique against the use of university rankings,Continue reading “Opponent of University Rankings Ranks the Top Five Reasons Why Rankings Should be Opposed At All Costs”

New Academic Journal Is So Exclusive It Boasts a 0% Acceptance Rate

A new academic journal, the American Scientific Research Review, has attracted over 117,000 manuscript submissions in its first three months, since launching in June of 2021. The aim of the new journal is to become the most exclusive outlet for cutting-edge research in the world. Professor Aldous Wentworth, the Editor-in-Chief of the American Scientific ResearchContinue reading “New Academic Journal Is So Exclusive It Boasts a 0% Acceptance Rate”

University Puts Nobel Prize Winner on Performance Improvement Plan, Threatens Him with Termination

Alexander Clearwater, Professor of Behavioral Economics at Stultus University, based in Hemel Hempstead, England, is reported to have been placed on a performance improvement plan (PIP) by the Dean of Economics. Professor Clearwater holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Cambridge University and has taught Economic Sciences at Stultus University since he joined as a LecturerContinue reading “University Puts Nobel Prize Winner on Performance Improvement Plan, Threatens Him with Termination”

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