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Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Critics have long said graduate students in the humanities take too long -- a decade is not uncommon -- to earn their Ph.D.s. But the calls for...

Posted: Jun 17, 2015

Students expect their teachers to be prepared to lead, but sometimes that simply isn't the case.

With a wide variety of teacher...

Posted: Jun 16, 2015

A group of renowned disability studies scholars, including UIC's Lennard Davis, are seeking to clarify what makes a book accessible with a set of...

Posted: Jun 12, 2015

Avoiding conflict almost always backfires. Aisha Langford offers guidance on how to approach tough discussions.

Posted: Jun 10, 2015

At many interviews for faculty jobs these days, you'll be asked about assessment. Melissa Dennihy offers some ideas on how to answer.

Posted: Jun 08, 2015

Greg Colón Semenza and Garrett A. Sullivan Jr. share some of the reflections in their new book about careers in academe -- notwithstanding all the...

Posted: Jun 03, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore describes how to woo a key backer for your academic career.

Posted: Jun 01, 2015

James M. Van Wyck thinks about what he wishes he had understood about the academic job market at the start of his doctoral education.

Posted: May 28, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics on Wednesday released its annual report on the condition of...

Posted: May 15, 2015

Responding to a recent critique, three humanists argue that academic meetings, done right, can spur collaboration and add value for participants,...

Posted: May 13, 2015

Interest rates on new federal student loans will drop for the 2015-16 academic year, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The rate on...

Posted: May 08, 2015

A new agreement between American and European scientists will allow collaboration on research projects on both continents, The New York Times...

Posted: Mar 27, 2015

A guide from Casey Brienza.

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

The public is shockingly unaware of the world, and educators and civic leaders need to confront this problem, writes Sanford J. Ungar.

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

Natalie Lundsteen discusses calendars and scheduling in the new Ph.D. job search.

Posted: Mar 06, 2015

Melissa Dennihy reviews what to ask and what not to ask a search committee during an interview.

Posted: Feb 18, 2015

New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.

Posted: Feb 17, 2015

Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.

Posted: Feb 17, 2015

New international study compares young adults in U.S. with those of other O.E.C.D. nations -- and the results won't cheer Americans.

Posted: Feb 16, 2015

Melissa Dennihy writes about what to do when dining is part of the interview process.

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