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BY WILL LANGFORD & CATHERINE CARSTAIRS | JAN 03 2023

A recent report on the future of the history PhD shows many students are living below the poverty line.

BY TEJAS PANDYA | DEC 20 2022

Once the value of ‘interdisciplinary’ is truly accepted, academia will significantly benefit.

BY KATIE GEORGE | DEC 08 2022

Without properly training them, we are throwing our academics to the wind and shortchanging their students.

BY SHOSHANAH JACOBS | NOV 29 2022

Why it’s important to provide analysis and context for your experience, credentials and successes in an application.

BY JONATHAN DRIVER | NOV 03 2022

A written agreement is a good way to clarify expectations and build trust.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 26 2022

The “Organized Academic” shares how to transform your academic life.

BY JONATHAN DRIVER | SEP 21 2022

Four strategies to help graduate students get their needs to the top of a professor’s to-do list.

BY CAILYNN KLINGBEIL | AUG 18 2022

The initiative includes a ‘bootcamp’ in art marketing and sales skills.

BY JONATHAN DRIVER | AUG 09 2022

Students often see themselves as ‘oppressed’ workers, while faculty see themselves as the expert who will mould the smart but inexperienced student.

BY MEAGAN AUER, ELISE SAMMONS & DAX D’ORAZIO | AUG 04 2022

Reimagining existing relationships and practices can go a long way to enhancing education excellence.

BY MEGAN EASTON | JUN 10 2022

For professor Fiona Rawle, compassionate teaching is the bedrock for student success.

BY SHARON ENGBRECHT | JUN 01 2022

Where non-academic work can help you cross the bridge back to the professoriate.

BY SHOSHANAH JACOBS, M. ALEX SMITH, LISA ROBERTSON, VICTORIA REA & BAILEY BINGHAM | MAY 18 2022

A recent study looked at how often students engage with their professors outside of the classroom, and how much accessibility and inclusivity matter.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | MAY 10 2022

A retired professor shares the ingredients of a successful thesis supervisor-PhD student relationship.

BY ELISE SAMMONS, MEAGAN AUER & DAX D’ORAZIO | APR 29 2022

The TaPPS program encourages departmental collaboration and graduate student leadership.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | MAR 04 2022

One researcher shares the experience she gained conducting research with Indigenous groups in Canada and Ecuador.

BY MIKE DEGAGNÉ | JAN 19 2022

Our society is at risk if we undervalue or underfund social science and humanities disciplines.

BY HEATHER MCALPINE | JAN 07 2022

While the series highlights many of the problems currently facing university English departments, it offers very few solutions.

BY ADAM CRYMBLE | DEC 10 2021

How can universities make applicants feel safe enough to be themselves online?

BY ELIZABETH RUSSELL | NOV 26 2021

What it’s like to get older? A course on the psychology of aging helped students gain empathy and curiosity.