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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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April 2, 2012
With apologies to Madonna, Felicia B. LeClere considers the challenges and benefits of career paths in which you are always looking for funds.
March 30, 2012
A senior professor gets help from a junior colleague in creating an electronic portfolio for her five-year post-tenure review. Karen Hoelscher and Paula Dagnon describe the process.
March 28, 2012
Chief of staff and executive vice president positions can help presidents -- or separate them from the people and information they need, writes Patrick Sanaghan.
March 26, 2012
Spring is an unusual time of year in academic careers, writes Nate Kreuter. While nature is blooming, projects and degrees are being wrapped up.
March 23, 2012
What do college and university leaders need to know about technology as disruptive forces converge on higher education? Lucy Apthorp Leske offers advice.  

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