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Posted: Dec 11, 2018

The “half-life” of academic scientists has shortened dramatically over time, says a new paper calling attention to the “rise of...

Posted: Dec 06, 2018

From impostor syndrome and other feelings of being out of place, to periods of isolation and to constant short- and long-term deadlines, graduate...

Posted: Dec 03, 2018

What do you do when "Do you have any questions for us?" is the only question you are asked? Joseph Barber provides some strategies.

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

Beth Godbee gives guidance for planning when and how to exit academe.

Posted: Nov 21, 2018

Two-Minute Tips: Short videos to help you excel in the academic workplace.

By Theresa MacPhail and Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz

If you’re...

Posted: Oct 09, 2017

If you are a graduate student contemplating careers outside the professoriate, you can take several steps before graduation to prepare for that...

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

Justus H. Hunter provides tips for successfully surviving the dissertation process.

Posted: Sep 25, 2017

Derek Attig provides resources to show how others have handled the exciting yet challenging process of figuring out what comes next.

Posted: Sep 05, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era executive action that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation and called...

Posted: Aug 28, 2017

Many new Ph.D.s in humanities disciplines report that they struggle to find academic jobs, and that many of the positions they find available are...

Posted: Aug 23, 2017

Doctorate, publication(s), postdoctoral fellowship, teaching experience: the list of common qualifications for a tenure-track academic job gets...

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

What sustains faculty members are relationships with others, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who outline how to identify mentors and how...

Posted: Jul 10, 2017

It’s an excellent way for Ph.D.s and postdocs to articulate how their skills might add value to organizations that lie outside their traditional...

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

When Tina Cheuk discovered firsthand that academe can still penalize women in their childbearing years, she founded a network for positive change...

Posted: Jul 03, 2017

Finding your passion in one particular area and cultivating it more intensely is a useful strategy, advises Adriana Bankston.

Posted: Jun 07, 2017

Academics can -- and should -- speak to the general public, and they can do so without compromising their scholarly lives, argue Christopher...

Posted: May 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education will award one contract to Navient, GreatNet, or the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency to service...

Posted: May 17, 2017

Terri E. Givens describes her advancement through high school and college -- and how Ph.D. programs should value students from unconventional...

Posted: Mar 27, 2017

University of Illinois at Chicago can't often claim bragging rights over its bigger sibling downstate, certainly not when it comes to tech. But...

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