25 août 2016

Cracking the Glass Ceiling on Who Can Represent the Many

HomeBy Judith S. White. Hillary Clinton’s comment at the Democratic convention suggests we might be entering an era in which women can see ourselves represented in many diverse champions, writes Judith S. White. Read more...

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To Postdoc or Not?

HomeBy Melanie V. Sinche. Besides understanding whether a postdoc is required for your intended career field, you need to think about the financial implications as well as how you'd like to spend the next few years of your life, advises Melanie V. Sinche. Read more...

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Integrating Values Into Your Career

HomeBy Laura N. Schram. Much of the conversation about career exploration focuses on the importance of identifying our skills, but we often don’t take the time to think about our core values and how they connect to our skills, argues Laura N. Schram. Read more...

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A New Normal

HomeBy Margaret Meningioma. Life can change drastically in an instant, but instead of struggling against a misfortune, one must to try to harness whatever it may have to offer, writes Margaret Meningioma. Read more...

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Research, Teaching and Researching Teachers

HomeBy Peter Wayne Moe. My dissertation influences my teaching not so much through its content but by the lessons I learned writing it, says Peter Wayne Moe. Read more...

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Reevaluating Teaching Evaluations

HomeBy Annelise Heinz. Talk to any instructor about student evaluations, and our shared unease is almost universally immediate, writes Annelise Heinz, who provides three basic recommendation to improve the evaluation process. Read more...

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Public Profiles and Job Searches

HomeBy James M. Van Wyck. For graduate students, the academic job market requires you to develop a coherent public profile that isn’t inscrutable to the people you’d like to work with, writes James M. Van Wyck. Read more...

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Becoming an Alt-Ac Sex Educator, Part III

HomeBy Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra. The many interconnections of sexuality with life in and around universities should concern all of us, regardless of orientation, relationship status or gender identity, argues Jeana Jorgensen. Read more...

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Finding Pleasure in Academe

HomeBy Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra. Why has there yet to be a reality television show about professors? In the popular imagination, we are a fascinating lot who lead eccentric lives. We pontificate to rapt classrooms while wearing historical costumes, we spend time trekking across distant lands in the name of field work, we shout, “Eureka!” in the lab and we carry on stirring, intellectual debate in the drawing room. Read more...

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Failure to Launch

HomeBy Karen Kashmanian Oates. The drive to attract and educate more young people to science- and technology-based careers is inarguably good for American society and competitiveness. But we drop the ball when it comes to how we help our best and brightest at the highest levels of STEM academics and research take that final step into a career in higher ed. Read more...

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