Being okay with Pokemon GO

I feel conflicted. Like to my core. And it's ridiculous and not worth writing about, yet here I am. Writing in this space for the first time in who-knows-how-many months. And why? I don't even want to say. It's part of the conflict. Ugh, whatever. Fine. I need to talk about Pokemon GO for maybe … Continue reading Being okay with Pokemon GO

A #strategycar for the people

This week I had the privilege of speaking at the HighEdWeb Annual Conference in Milwaukee, and the even bigger privilege of talking with some of the smartest people in higher ed--or, rather, just about anywhere. As I return to real life and attempt to process what I heard and learned, I keep coming back to … Continue reading A #strategycar for the people

#Alaina24: A Day in the Life of a “Day in the Life”

On October 11, 2012, the University of Michigan-Flint embarked on its first 24-hour photo project. We weren’t the first to try and capture a “day in the life,” but our successes and challenges were our own. It was #UMFLINT24, and it was beautiful. I knew I was going to love it. A day full of … Continue reading #Alaina24: A Day in the Life of a “Day in the Life”