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Students should be encouraged to think in terms of hypotheses rather than theses, and research questions or problems rather than their putative solutions when it comes to dissertation proposals, argues Heather Dubrow.

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May 11, 2012
To improve our reach, academics must make our writings both more available and public-friendlier, writes Nathan Jurgenson.
May 9, 2012
It's time for search committees to treat candidates with the respect scholars on the panels would expect to receive themselves, and that means basic communication at a minimum, writes Jay Draper.
May 7, 2012
Grad students and junior faculty members need to weigh carefully the choices associated with working with an established scholar vs. pursuing their own projects, writes Sue V. Rosser.
May 4, 2012
How can researchers who study higher education better influence the (often flawed) public debate about colleges and universities? Rhonda McClellan and Joshua Powers offer suggestions.
May 2, 2012
Susan Resneck Pierce considers the qualities that help some new presidents succeed -- and the misjudgments that hold others back.

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