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BY NANDA DIMITROV | April 07 2008

Understanding your cultural differences with international students is the key to fostering a productive and rewarding supervisory relationship

BY MELANIE SCOTT | March 10 2008

An interview with professor John Beck, conflict resolution expert

BY JOY MIGHTY | March 10 2008

Nurturing an inclusive classroom is a matter of shaping content, altering conduct and widening context


Creating a harmonious working relationship between RAs and their supervisors is tantamount to getting good results

BY CAROLYN STEELE | February 11 2008

Sessional contracts can be ideal for catapulting into a tenure track position – if you use them strategically

BY MARLENE DELANGHE | January 07 2008

Taking your science PhD beyond academia

BY CAROLYN STEELE | January 07 2008

Knowing how to highlight your relevancy in a range of disciplines can radically increase your job opportunities in the academic market


Two career development specialists offer their best advice on how to write an effective cover letter

BY RAYMOND F. CURRIE | December 03 2007

As with all professions, academe presents different issues at different stages – especially mid-career

BY CAROLYN STEELE | December 03 2007

How best to highlight your publishing accomplishments – even when the list is brief

BY BOBBI KERLIN | November 05 2007

A learning technology coordinator reveals how to keep students engaged and encourage them to participate in the cyber classroom

BY SABINE HIKEL | November 05 2007

A first-person account of lessons learned as a TA

BY MEGAN BURNETT | November 05 2007

Expert advice on how to work toward your best TA’ship

BY SABINE HIKEL | November 05 2007

From English PhD to environmentalist.

BY MAEVE HALDANE | October 09 2007

A path to progress, or a parliament of chores?

BY MEGAN BURNETT | October 09 2007

Expert advice on how to work toward your best TA’ship

BY SABINE HIKEL | October 09 2007

From dramaturge to life coach

BY FRED DONNELLY | September 10 2007

This is a useful book for anyone in the academic world and more so for those in the early stages of a scholarly career. Now expanded and updated for its third edition, The Academic’s Handbook began as a colloquium at Duke University some 20 years ago. The editors of the current edition are A. Leigh […]

BY HELEN KNOLL | September 10 2007

For junior professors, finding a mentor means not being afraid to ask

BY MEGAN BURNETT | September 10 2007

Expert advice on how to work toward your best TA’ship