Faculty

Mob Rule

In departmental disputes, professors can act just like animals

April 14, 2006 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

When songbirds perceive some sign of danger — a roosting owl, a hawk, a neighborhood cat — a group of them will often do something bizarre: fly toward the threat. When they reach the enemy, they will swoop down on it again and again, jeering...

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