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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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March 18, 2013
A faculty member describes the choice of staying in the closet or losing a job.
March 15, 2013
Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
March 13, 2013
At teaching-oriented colleges, a search committee will be focused on how candidates match institutional values, not just their C.V.s, writes Melanie Springer Mock.
March 11, 2013
Sometimes grad students need more support than they can find on campus, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.
March 8, 2013
Jane Haladay reflects on productivity gained when flying -- and the distractions that complicate life on the ground.

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