A presidential directive reignites debate around diversity training and whether it does any good.
The lonely task of the chief diversity officer
I was mistaken for a prostitute at my job interview.
It began with a refusal to accept excuses for why it wasn't possible.
Departments suffer, and so do students, when faculty members try to replicate themselves
How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.
How college campuses can remain spaces of transformative change during the pandemic.
How one university finally made progress on its goal to hire more professors from underrepresented minority groups.
A health crisis introduces a faculty member to every impediment to mobility on his campus.
Scientists often rely on informal networking to admit doctoral students and hire postdocs. But those methods help keep women and people of color out of the pipeline.
For academics with disabilities, having to self-advocate for even basic accommodations is a daily frustration.
"I did not always understand how much labor, thought, and care went into meaningful mentoring, how emotionally draining that work can be, and how little prepared I was for it."
A new assistant professor recalls his mentor in mulling how to choose his own graduate students.
A new seminar at Michigan helped doctoral students explore nonfaculty jobs and helped a professor learn how to teach about them.
If we can’t recruit additional students, we need to make every effort to keep more of the ones we have.