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BY MOHAMMAD KEYHANI | MAR 23 2020

Some helpful resources and tools for professors who have to quickly move their courses online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER & MARY CHAKTSIRIS | MAR 16 2020

No one expects you to become an online teaching guru overnight. The best any of us can do is just get through the rest of the semester by focusing on student learning.

BY HEATHER MCGHEE PEGGS | FEB 27 2020

The University of Toronto G2G Peer Advisors provide graduate students with practical conflict resolution and communication advice.

BY JUDY BORNAIS & DAVE ANDREWS | FEB 21 2020

A retreat is a great way to address the challenges faced by the unhappiest faculty in academe.

BY LAKSHMI MAGON | FEB 19 2020

Some mindfulness programs are trying to bring mindfulness to underserved communities and youth in crisis.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | FEB 11 2020

University of Alberta’s alumni office launches a career advice podcast, What the Job?

BY GIANLUCA AGOSTINELLI | JAN 23 2020

Is working full-time in academe an illusory ideal?

BY NANDINI MAHARAJ | JAN 14 2020

We don’t have to convince academics of the merits of publishing – but what about the rest of us?

BY JESSICA ROMNEY | JAN 08 2020

What you can expect to encounter as a contract faculty member.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | DEC 17 2019

In a competitive job market, strategic planning is a key component of professional development.

BY KARL SCHWONIK | DEC 10 2019

Academics working with a board have the opportunity to grow their personal network and gain greater perspective which informs future research directions.

BY STEPHANIE WHITNEY | NOV 25 2019

I can be an effective scholar and leader only if I am healthy both physically and mentally.

BY SHAWN XIONG | NOV 01 2019

Once a hotly debated position in academe, the teaching-only stream is become more commonplace on campus.

BY ERIN CLOW & CANDACE PARSONS | OCT 25 2019

A case study from the human rights and equity office at Queen’s University.

BY KHAROLL-ANN SOUFFRANT | OCT 09 2019

In response to the article “Why I decided not to pursue a PhD after completing my master’s”, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant explains what motivates her to continue her studies.

BY LISA DYCE & CATHERINE MAYBREY | SEP 13 2019

Supervisors and graduate program chairs need to encourage the use of these important campus resources.

BY STEPHANIE WHITNEY | SEP 09 2019

I am determined to amplify my voice so I can have impact in the work I do.

BY MOHAMED ELGENDI | SEP 03 2019

Help increase your readership and citation rates on your research articles.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | AUG 16 2019

People use wayfinding techniques to navigate unfamiliar situations, and university students should be no different.

BY RYAN RACINE | JUL 29 2019

Some words of advice for those struggling with the decision to depart academia.