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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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April 4, 2012
Discriminatory attitudes may no longer be as overt or prevalent as they once were, writes Sue V. Rosser, but women in the laboratory still face challenges, and need mentors to make sure that no options for their work are ruled out.
April 2, 2012
With apologies to Madonna, Felicia B. LeClere considers the challenges and benefits of career paths in which you are always looking for funds.
March 30, 2012
A senior professor gets help from a junior colleague in creating an electronic portfolio for her five-year post-tenure review. Karen Hoelscher and Paula Dagnon describe the process.
March 28, 2012
Chief of staff and executive vice president positions can help presidents -- or separate them from the people and information they need, writes Patrick Sanaghan.
March 26, 2012
Spring is an unusual time of year in academic careers, writes Nate Kreuter. While nature is blooming, projects and degrees are being wrapped up.


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