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New tenure-track professors receive lots of advice about turning down requests, but there are times they may benefit from saying yes, writes Melissa Dennihy.

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June 13, 2011
You need them more than they need you, writes Nate Kreuter.
June 10, 2011
If you're thinking about doing work in a non-academic setting, style matters -- but there's no need to be intimidated, Jessica Quillin writes.
June 8, 2011
Stephen C. Stearns outlines writing issues facing those in doctoral programs.
June 6, 2011
Stephen C. Stearns offers advice on taking charge of a doctoral program.
June 3, 2011
One common source of anxiety for graduate students arises from not knowing how to address the faculty within their graduate program. What is polite and respectful? But not obsequious or sycophantic? It’s a tough call, particularly if you are new to your graduate program. How individual faculty members prefer to be addressed depends upon two variables: institutional culture and the faculty member’s personal preference.

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