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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 28, 2017

Adriana Bankston offers the following advice for being a good team leader both in academe and outside it.

Posted: Aug 23, 2017

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

Posted: Aug 22, 2017

Maria Shine Stewart provides some advice for dealing with particularly difficult students in the classroom.

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 08, 2017

We in higher education must make it easier for first-generation students to find staff and faculty members who are dedicated to improving such...

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: Jun 05, 2017

Higher ed should redefine customer service, argues Yan Dominic Searcy, and craft policy with the public -- not the student -- most in mind.

Posted: Jun 05, 2017

Thomas Magaldi gives advice on how to overcome long-held yet false assumptions that often drive behavior and limit opportunities.

Posted: May 22, 2017

You should always focus on making your networking contacts feel good -- and make sure your interaction is a positive experience for them, advises...

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...

Posted: Mar 16, 2017

The Trump administration today unveiled its "America First" budget -- a plan that would make deep cuts to some student aid programs and...

Posted: Mar 13, 2017

Pallavi Eswara raises the most important ones -- and also provides some answers.

Posted: Mar 08, 2017

Just about everyone is trying to cope with new circumstances and environments, writes Victoria Reyes, who provides some helpful advice.

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