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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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September 12, 2013
Rashawn Ray describes how to survive your first year on the tenure track.
September 11, 2013
Hester Blum writes about what she learned from her father, who recruited talent in non-academic fields.
September 9, 2013
This key job requires clear focus and a willingness to take on tough issues, writes Martin H. Krieger.
September 6, 2013
Having shadowed numerous college presidents and other senior officials, Michael J. Zeig offers advice for up-and-comers on key traits of effective leaders.
September 4, 2013
New professors need to learn how much they will be expected to be visibly in offices (or labs), and the unofficial answers may be as important as anything in the handbook, writes Nate Kreuter.

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