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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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June 6, 2012
Elizabeth Simmons offers tips on finding the resources you need to get your great idea off the ground.
June 4, 2012
Sue V. Rosser writes about the importance of looking for signals -- both in policies and in attitudes -- in evaluating whether a department will be supportive of female scientists.
June 1, 2012
Wrapping up their series on what different types of colleges and universities should seek in new leaders, Richard Skinner and Emily Miller urge boards to think boldly.
May 30, 2012
Balancing responsibilities is the most difficult part of an academic career, writes Nate Kreuter. And that's true even in summer, when some duties may not be present (and you may not be getting paid).
May 25, 2012
Creating an electronic portfolio of your academic work for tenure or promotion may be the best approach -- but only if it feels authentic to you, write Paula Dagnon and Karen Hoelscher.

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