On the nonfaculty job market, this letter is your first impression — make it count.
Some ideas for teaching your graduate students how to avoid feeling as if they don’t belong in academe.
Aside from the cost, the chief advantage of living on campus as a graduate student was also the chief disadvantage.
You have to finish. And you have to teach. Here’s how to find the right balance.
I was flushed out of an academic labor system that I was naïve enough to trust. But it turns out I wasn’t the exception, I was the rule.
A freelancer decided to seek a Ph.D. and now wonders if her double life as writer/student is going to work.
Teams of grad students and postdocs who are moonlighting as industry advisers say the experience opens up career paths. If only they could convince their professors that what they’re doing makes sense.
It's not just that following the news takes energy away from research work. For many scholars of color, it raises broader questions, too.