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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.

BY DAVID SEALEY, ADRIAN YUNG, CRICIA RINCHON & CHRISTINA WEHRLE | SEP 28 2020

By participating in the Team Case Study program at U of T, life science graduates gain a competitive edge in the non-academic job market.

BY SUSAN L. JOUDREY & MABEL HO | SEP 01 2020

A conscious willingness to be vulnerable can relieve some anxiety and establish a sense of community.

BY NANA LEE | AUG 24 2020

The world has changed, but we cannot let that stop us from achieving or from connecting with one another.

BY BARBARA CROW & ALICE PITT | AUG 18 2020

Despite all of the affirmative action policies and unconscious bias training at universities, something is still amiss.

BY JACKIE PICHETTE & JESSICA RIZK | AUG 11 2020

Use the supports available at your institution, accept the idea that students know what works for them and share your ideas with your peers rather than reinventing the wheel.

BY IAN MILLIGAN | AUG 04 2020

Deans can champion interdisciplinarity all they want – but once scholars are up for tenure or promotion, it all rests on the individual professions.

BY NICOLE JOHNSON & GEORGE VELETSIANOS | JUL 13 2020

Based on a recent survey, both faculty and administrators agree that pedagogical strategies are needed for teaching online.

BY MAÏKA SONDARJEE | JUL 07 2020

We should participate in changing the academic reward system and its culture of comparison.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | JUN 22 2020

With a little lead time and institutional support, professors can make great online courses.

BY RYAN RACINE | JUN 17 2020

This advice is not only for recent postsecondary graduates, but for anyone hoping to engage in some self-reflection while in quarantine.

BY HOWARD RAMOS & MARK C.J. STODDART | JUN 03 2020

Online teaching requires learning new skills, as well as acknowledging the types of audiences they are attempting to engage.

BY ILEANA DIAZ, SHIVA MOHAN, KATE MOTLUK, ALISON MOUNTZ, MONICA ROMERO, ANA VISAN & KIRA WILLIAMS | MAY 20 2020

A group of migration scholars share how the pandemic is impacting both their personal and work lives.

BY CARLY STASKO | MAY 12 2020

Video conferencing can be isolating and strange for some of your students – here are some tips to make sure everyone feels seen and heard.

BY ANANYA BANERJEE | APR 29 2020

By fostering positive relationships, professors can help improve the mental health of their students.

BY LARA GAUTIER & CATIA C. CONFORTINI | APR 22 2020

Here is our learning-by-doing experience of teaching online courses about the COVID-19 response.

BY JEAN-NICOLAS REYT | APR 13 2020

Remote work can be a difficult adjustment for teams accustomed to working in an office setting. Here are some tips.

BY MOHAMMAD KEYHANI | APR 01 2020

How to quickly gear up for your new lifestyle and workstyle during the pandemic.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | MAR 24 2020

The COVID-19 crisis brings teaching and learning opportunity.