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Frantic? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Rena Seltzer recommends five ways that women in academe can avoid being pulled in too many directions.

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September 7, 2011
Rob Weir suggests ways to avoid panic and confusion as you launch your career at a new institution.
September 2, 2011
Publishing one's own work is essential in most academic areas. While some fields continue to put a lot of weight on books, writing journal articles is important in an increasing number of areas. The logistics of journal submission are not obvious. Nonetheless they are yet another aspect of academic professionalization that seems to go unaddressed in many graduate programs. In this piece I cover how you go about picking an appropriate journal for your paper and how you prepare it for submission.
August 31, 2011
Professors don't always witness the fruits of their teaching, writes Nate Kreuter.
August 29, 2011
Executive director of the MLA discusses mentors, career paths, learning from disappointments and the challenges facing higher education.
August 26, 2011
Maria Shine Stewart examines what comedy class can teach instructors about what they do in their own classrooms.


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