Spending too much time reading (and ranting) about the latest Trump outrage? Here’s how to get your work back on track.
How to cope with the endless urge to evaluate every aspect of faculty work.
Class prep gets easier and easier the more you teach a particular course. But is that always a good thing?
When the time comes to quit a nonacademic job, can you leave on your own terms?
Proceed carefully before encouraging students to jump in.
They never appreciated you and now you’re moving on. It’s oh so tempting to set them straight.
Why does academic culture value the students we admit more highly than the ones we graduate?
The academic-advice columnist has often cast her skeptical eye on the academic committee; here are some of her pointed observations.
My five favorite books on gender, leadership, and academe.
Not in the initial cull, anyway. So why does academia keep pointlessly requiring them for job applications?
No hard feelings, but I don’t miss academe, and I probably won’t be back.
You have to figure out the “family” dynamics before you can carve out your place.
You have only 15 to 30 minutes to convince a company that you should be asked back for a second-round interview.
Accessibility is not a zero-sum game.
What our disciplines are missing for students is the fun factor.
Struggling to adjust after leaving academe? The way forward may lie in simply listening to your own intuition.
Teaching encourages oratorical habits that can sometimes be deadly in a trade book.
A longtime faculty member shares the talk he gives to his own students on the first day of the semester.
It’s not a good sign when the search committee is more interested in snapping food pics than in chatting with you.
It’s not just the president and his administration who would benefit. We all would.
Advice on how to help your nonwhite students in an era of anxiety.
The political risk is weighty and the preparations are burdensome, so make sure you are ready.
Stop acting like it’s a dirty word, and start thinking about how to shape your brand.
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