Kate Stuart (Inside Higher Education, November 28, 2022)|Posted on November 29, 2022
There is a drawer in your kitchen or bedroom that is a catch-all for anything and everything. The junk drawer CV is a magical document: easily accessible and tucked away in your storage drive where you record high points and low points.
Jacquelyn Elias (Chronicle of Higher Education, November 16, 2022)|Posted on November 29, 2022
A sea change has overtaken higher education: Over 800 institutions shifted to test-optional policies between the fall 2019 and fall 2021 admissions cycles, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education.
(Elizabeth Wardle, InsideHigherEd, September 28, 2022) For many people, writing is painful. The idea of writing is painful. Their memories of being taught to write in school are painful. Writing is something other…
David F. Labaree (InsideHigherEducation, October 1, 2022)|Posted on October 11, 2022
Being a graceful writer can become part of your academic brand, as a scholar who pleases the eye and the ear as well as the mind of the reader. But the biggest payoff is for you as writer: the feeling of producing a sentence that sings.
Brian Flood (UIC Today, June 29, 2022)|Posted on July 06, 2022
A $3 million grant competition from the Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative will support Latino humanities research projects ranging from art, literature and history to the emerging subfields of climate change and sound studies.
Bertin M. Louis Jr., (HigherEdJobs.com, June 8, 2022)|Posted on June 23, 2022
If you are looking for a tenure-track job, summer can be a time when you get a head start on the academic job market. A research statement is a document which is an integral part of an academic job application that can showcase your scholarship.
Sherri McGinnis González (UIC Today, June 9, 2022)|Posted on June 21, 2022
The University of Illinois Chicago and 19 of the nation’s top research universities today announced the formation of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities to increase opportunity for those historically underserved by higher education
Melanie Z. Plasencia (Inside Higher Ed, March 29, 2022)|Posted on March 31, 2022
An external fellowship or grant can be that extra push toward completing a graduate degree and, aside from the financial incentives, may include a supportive community of past grantees that can serve as a resource for early-career scholars.