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BY JOSEPHINE AUGER & JANELLE MARIE BAKER | MAR 29 2021

Indigenous people with experience guiding culturally safe talking circles in an online environment can work with students to nurture safe virtual spaces.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN | MAR 23 2021

Writing your thesis isn’t always a walk in the park, so here are some tips to help you out.

BY MEGHAN BURCHELL & MADELEINE MANT | MAR 15 2021

How to foster a positive relationship in a remote environment.

BY CANDY HO | MAR 09 2021

By rebranding office hours, having assignment debriefs and doing a survey after each module, I am able to build higher quality courses.

BY TIM KENYON | FEB 23 2021

Feels like a research slowdown has turned into a full stop? There are some strategies to help rekindle the excitement for your scholarship.

BY CAROLYN STERN | FEB 18 2021

By using your emotions like data, grad students and leaders alike will be able to boost productivity, engagement as well as their overall well-being.

BY ALLISON MULLIN | FEB 02 2021

An instructor and student reflect on the importance of making courses more accessible for those with disabilities.

BY DINUKA GUNARATNE | JAN 15 2021

This has been a journey of resilience and making the best out of a weird situation.

BY SAM LUONG | JAN 07 2021

By making smarter choices for our spaces, quarantining for longer periods of time may become more manageable.

BY TIM KENYON | DEC 28 2020

Take the opportunity to try different publishing avenues, change the course of your research or recognize that all scholars run into a slowdown at some point in their career – this does not make you a failure.

BY BAILEY SOUSA, LOIS HARDER & ALEXANDER CLARK | DEC 03 2020

How to raise and resolve difficult academic work issues.

BY YOOJIN CHOI, ALEXA FITZPATRICK, SIMOUN ICHO, ANDREW ZHAI & NANA LEE | DEC 01 2020

Four young scientists describe how they were able to adapt and ultimately thrive during the pandemic.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | NOV 20 2020

Unlike specialists who possess depth in one area and generalists who have breadth but no depth, “versatilists” are the best of both worlds.

BY AARON LANGILLE & VICTORIA KANNEN | NOV 16 2020

What the rapid shift to remote delivery has shown us about the value of compassion.

BY EVA-LYNN JAGOE | NOV 06 2020

Whether I am in a studio or lecture hall, in-person or online, what matters most is that I teach clearly and precisely so that students can incorporate the benefits of the class material for themselves.

BY TIM KENYON | NOV 02 2020

A look at some of the common research obstacles faculty may face once they have received tenure.

BY P. NYM | OCT 27 2020

The current peer review system chews up and spits out authors – where reviewers are acting more as gatekeepers for publishers than as advising peers.

BY NANDINI MAHARAJ | OCT 09 2020

Focusing on feel rather than fit can promote greater happiness and engagement.

BY JUDITH WALKER | OCT 05 2020

Whether we like it or not, the CV plays a huge role in the tenure process, so telling the right story is key.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | OCT 02 2020

Non-academic mentors, especially those familiar with the culture of academia, can offer empathy, validation and healthy perspectives.