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BY WILLIAM JOHNSON | APR 24 2015

Reflection is key

BY ALEXANDRA PHILLIPS | APR 08 2015

When Emily Carr University of Art and Design professor Charles Dobson made a one-line entry in Wikipedia in 2010, he was surprised by the reaction. He’d merely noted that Emily Carr was the first school in North America to make a course on sustainability a requirement for all design majors. Eight days later both U.S. […]

BY JENNIFER POLK | APR 07 2015

Career coaches seem to be rising in popularity these days. Once hired primarily by mid- and late-career professionals in the corporate world, coaches and career consultants these days are sometimes specializing in working with graduate students and academics. Their services were news to me when I was in the early stages of my post-PhD transition. […]

BY UA/AU | MAR 31 2015

E-portfolios can be a great supplement to a CV – but they are not for everyone, explains Brock psychology professor Tanya Martini.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | MAR 18 2015

Why you should adopt some basic storytelling principles.

BY CHRISTOPHER BUDDLE | MAR 11 2015

How to encourage active learning with your students.

BY UA/AU | FEB 20 2015

Teachers should really think about collecting artifacts and evidence as they go.

BY ARIANE HANEMAAYER | FEB 17 2015

Dealing with puzzling advice from fellow colleagues.

BY KATHERINE BECKER + LIBBI MILLER | FEB 11 2015

Here’s what the big day has in store for you.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | JAN 16 2015

In the second episode of Engaging Audiences, Shari Graydon emphasizes the use of visual material when trying to convey your message. Intro music courtesy of Bensound. Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University Affairs magazine and Informed […]

BY NANA LEE, ZAYNA KHAYAT + REINHART REITHMEIER | JAN 14 2015

Transforming graduate education.

BY PEGGY BERKOWITZ | JAN 06 2015

Book provides a very different way of looking at that question. And, that’s a relief.

BY UA/AU | DEC 16 2014

How to control your projects.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | DEC 09 2014

Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University Affairs magazine and Informed Opinions have teamed up to bring you a video series on how to communicate your research to a wide audience. Hosted by Shari Graydon, it will […]

BY RICHARD PARKER | DEC 03 2014

Setting the right tone and putting faculty first are key.

BY LAURA BISAILLON + JOAN EAKIN | NOV 12 2014

Newcomers to the academy do not necessarily or immediately find its rules easy to grasp.

BY JOHN LORENC | NOV 05 2014

Four steps to selling yourself to a non-academic employer.

BY CHRISTOPHER J. SCHNEIDER | OCT 21 2014

Student evaluations are important.

BY LEAH D. SHEPPARD | SEP 17 2014

There are more opportunities than ever for academics to gain attention for their research.

BY DAVID SMITH | SEP 10 2014

Good students are hard to find.