Great Colleges to Work For 2011

Junior Professors: Juggling Teaching, Research, and Advice

Silas Crews for The Chronicle

Yuanfang Cai, an assistant professor of computer science at Drexel U., used an award from the university to hold a workshop in her discipline, where she found several research collaborators.
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When Rachel Mordecai joined the English department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2008, several senior professors told her they had every interest in helping her succeed.

While Ms. Mordecai says those colleagues have been true to...

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