Academe, as anyone knows who’s tried to leave it, is like a partner who is wrenchingly hard to quit.... The humanities are in the midst of an extinction event. No one knows what it will leave in its wake.
The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winners of three autumnal competitions: the Award for Graduate Research, the Outstanding Thesis/Dissertation Award, and the Provost’s Graduate Research Award.
Mike Firmand (InsideHigherEd.com)|Posted on December 02, 2019
A phrase that I have committed myself to highlight, circle, underline or cross out in every instance so that I can share this pet peeve with each student I see. A phrase that has become the bane of my very existence: “I had the opportunity to …”
Melissa Dalgleish (InsideHigherEd.com) - November 25, 2019|Posted on November 25, 2019
Many academics have a fixed mind-set about their intelligence and their work. We’ve tied our identities to being smart, to being good at our jobs. For many of us, that’s what drew us to graduate school. And it can be a trap.
Including open-access publishing in a contract between an American library and a behemoth publisher shows significant change in the publishing landscape. New deal between Carnegie Mellon and Elsevier....
Jessica Early and Trisalyn Nelson|Posted on November 22, 2019
As midcareer professors, we often hear newcomers to the tenure track worry about having to choose between academe and family life. Likewise among graduate students, the general perception is that, to succeed, they…
Internships are a great way to develop your professional network in the United States and gain practical experience in your field of study before you complete your degree. Contrary to popular perception, internships aren’t just for undergraduates.
Much is at stake in academic mentor-mentee relationships -- not just the learning and practical support that matter for career success, but also the emotional well-being of both parties. And so it’s always worth considering how to make these relation