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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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December 12, 2011
Sitting on his first search committee in a while, Donald A. Coffin is shocked by all the ways candidates hurt their chances.
December 9, 2011
Terri E. Givens considers how she and other academics cope when personal challenges become overwhelming.  
December 7, 2011
Fabio Rojas offers advice on how to finish a dissertation and maintain your sanity.
December 5, 2011
Whether at holiday parties or job interview dinners, this is the time of year that grad students and junior professors end up with liquor and senior professors in the same room. Nate Kreuter offers advice.
December 2, 2011
In the first installment of a series on pathways to the academic presidency, Emily Miller and Richard Skinner say the next generation of two-year-college chief will have to narrow their institutions' missions.

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