‘For some academics, inaccessibility is the coin of the realm. For some, you prove your expertise by restricting your own legibility to as few people as possible.’
It’s time — right now — for better communication from administrators about the pandemic fallout on campuses at this very moment, for the summer, and in preparation for the fall.
Job candidates with the misfortune to be searching for tenure-track positions this year or next will need as many career options as they can get.
Amid the uncertainties created by the global pandemic, what our doctoral students may need more than usual is structure.
You learned a lot about social distancing when you wrote a dissertation. That experience can help you get through this pandemic crisis.
Four tips on how to have healthy, productive, rewarding interactions with your doctoral students.
"Remember, you chose to come here," the faculty adviser admonished. "It was your choice."
A new project seeks to measure the extent of the mental-health crisis not just in graduate school but beyond it, among early-career Ph.D.’s.
In a tenure-market market where the odds of getting a job are never in your favor, graduate students are waking up and demanding more help from their programs.
You may lose a year or two in moving to a new doctoral program, but sometimes that is the best call.
Getting the mental-health care that I so desperately needed was the best thing I ever did for myself as a doctoral student.
A lack of health insurance leads many graduate students to delay treatment for chronic health problems, sometimes for years.
How an English department looked to data to rework its graduate-program curriculum, and it paid off for the students.
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.
Perhaps it’s time to teach our doctoral students things they actually need to know for the nonacademic careers some of them want to pursue.