27 mars 2016

Life Is Short

HomeBy Brad Had. It may be tempting to work longer hours, but at the end of the day, managing your time better is a huge first step toward happiness, argues Brad Had. Read more...

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Paving a New (Metaphorical) Path to Success

HomeBy Julia McAnallen. It’s comforting that the journey that many of us take through graduate school, while undeniably difficult, is well trodden. The signposts are clear: admittance, course work, comps, research proposal, thesis writing, defense and graduation. Read more...

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Advice From an Outlaw Writer

HomeBy Jane Ward. Everything that I have ever read about having a successful writing practice would suggest that I am doing it wrong. For example, I don’t write every day; in fact I often go for months without writing. Read more...

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Respect the People, Respect the Place

HomeBy Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler. Can a new institutional leader succeed after making damaging remarks that are informally shared? Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler investigate. Read more...

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Mentoring Underrepresented Senior Faculty

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Underrepresented faculty members face many challenges that differ from those majority faculty experience -- challenges that are escalated, not alleviated, after winning tenure, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Read more...

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Collaborate: An Imperative for Graduate Students

HomeBy James M. Van Wyck. Graduate students need to seek out opportunities for collaboration at every stage of their graduate career. Experience working as part of a team is valuable for Ph.D. students preparing for a rapidly evolving academic job market, and it is indispensable for those pursuing careers beyond academe. Read more...

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The Devil Is in the Details

HomeBy Robert Samuels. There has been much attention paid to higher education in the current Democratic debates, but most people still do not know how Hillary Clinton’s and Bernie Sanders’s policies differ. This lack of information is important because the two candidates have very different proposals. Read more...

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Fish Tales

HomeBy Scott McLemee. A celebrity has been defined as somebody who is well-known for being well-known. And by that measure, Gary A. Olson’s Stanley Fish, America's Enfant Terrible: The Authorized Biography (Southern Illinois University Press) is a celebrity biography of sorts. Read more...

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The Myth of the College-Ready Student

HomeBy Byron P. White. Many of us who attended college in years past will recall receiving some such an admonition from a professor or adviser. The message was simple: our job is to give you an opportunity; your job is to take advantage of it. If you don’t, oh, well. Read more...

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Off the Mat and Into the World

HomeBy Karen Costa. I am four months away from completing my 200-hour registered yoga teacher certification. As part of that certification, I am required to complete a 10-hour yoga teaching practicum. Read more...

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