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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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February 28, 2014
Even if students don't remember a lot of what we teach them, instructors can refine their teaching by considering what they hold on to, writes Rob Weir.
February 26, 2014
Jacob L. Vigdor describes how to seal the deal with your research -- and what to do if that doesn't work.
February 25, 2014
How should a queer junior professor react when a prominent trustee and donor makes jokes about gay people? Eric Anthony Grollman reflects. 
February 24, 2014
Jacob L. Vigdor explains how to devise a research agenda and to get the right people aware of your work.
February 21, 2014
Need reliable information about promotions, leaves and other work-life issues? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on how to research these matters at your institution.

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