27 mars 2016

No Correct Answers

HomeBy Stephanie K. Eberle. The best tool you bring into a job interview is comfort with yourself, not a set of practiced responses, writes Stephanie K. Eberle. Read more...

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At the Intersection of Privilege and Precarity

HomeBy Michelle Kweder. The precarity of contingent faculty members limits their ability to make important structural changes in the academy, including responding to student demands for racial justice, writes Michelle Kweder. Read more...

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

HomeBy Dwayne A. Mack. In higher education institutions, faculty of color are professionally and mentally stretched. Dwayne A. Mack provides practical strategies to achieve a better work-life balance and avoid burnout. Read more...

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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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