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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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August 16, 2016
Talk to any instructor about student evaluations, and our shared unease is almost universally immediate, writes Annelise Heinz, who provides three basic recommendation to improve the evaluation process.
August 15, 2016
For graduate students, the academic job market requires you to develop a coherent public profile that isn’t inscrutable to the people you’d like to work with, writes James M. Van Wyck.
August 12, 2016
The many interconnections of sexuality with life in and around universities should concern all of us, regardless of orientation, relationship status or gender identity, argues Jeana Jorgensen.
August 11, 2016
We can savor the good in our work in a number of ways, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who list seven distinct facets of academic life worth treasuring.
August 10, 2016
How can you effectively lead people when you don't have formal authority over them? Elizabeth Suárez provides advice.

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