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October 29, 2012
Even if the expressions of gratitude seem well-intentioned, professors need to turn them down, writes Lionel G. Standing.
October 26, 2012
Even if you are an academic and aspire to never leave the faculty ranks, you need to learn how to manage programs and projects, writes Nate Kreuter.
October 24, 2012
Caden Steele explains how he handled the dilemma of whether to leave a doctoral program in which he had invested considerable time, but that he found frustrating and debilitating.  
October 22, 2012
H. William Rice considers why some good candidates don't connect with those interviewing them, and how to improve your chances of impressing the search committee.
October 19, 2012
Professors looking to work in other countries and regions -- and the college officials who hire them -- must be aware of the visa requirements and other potential legal hurdles, writes Natasha Baker.

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