What to include on the most high-profile page of your research-grant application.
How to be a discerning consumer in the growing marketplace of academic coaching and consulting.
What to expect if you’re fortunate enough to get a faculty job offer this spring.
A close examination of the vita improves the prospects of fairness and success in faculty searches.
A career-diversity program overseas is worth replicating at American universities.
Graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University may be headed toward a labor strike if the parties don't reach an agreement by Monday.
A new program will guarantee one semester of adviser-independent funding so students will have time to find a new adviser or lab and not miss a paycheck.
Turns out some academics use ghostwriters, but even the many who don’t use them depend on good editors.
How group coaching of doctoral students from across a campus can improve mentoring.
It’s not just our students who have trouble paying attention. Sometimes faculty members need help focusing on our work, too.
Yes, academics miss our in-person scholarly meetups. But the online version of the annual MLA convention had its own virtues.
An academic-writing specialist answers your questions on time management and productivity.
Plans to temporarily suspend graduate admissions may backfire.
It’s time for bold changes, both to help our graduate students and to revitalize our struggling programs.
“In graduate school I learned how to find facts, but the profession only wanted them presented in a certain way.”