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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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October 5, 2016
Gina Brandolino explores four common misconceptions about non-tenure-track jobs.
October 4, 2016
Understanding what constitutes classroom incivility can help faculty members minimize its dangers while maximizing the teaching and learning opportunities it presents, advises Courtney N. Wright.
October 3, 2016
Alfreda James describes the challenges of dealing with the questions and behaviors of a generation without a legal or welcoming home.
September 30, 2016
Colleges and universities must do more than just bring in a speaker from the movement, only momentarily suspending the whiteness that pervades the everyday life and operations of the campus, argues Eric Anthony Grollman.
September 29, 2016
Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.

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