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Writing Retreats Through a Professional Development Lens

They can serve as sites for cultivating transferable skills that grad students and postdocs need to be successful in a variety of careers, writes Katie Homar.

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Learning to Live With Disability in Grad School

Universities and departments should provide more resources for faculty, administrators and students to better understand, identify and accommodate invisible ones, writes Zachary Clary.

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Writing Professional Letters of Recommendation

Nearly every educator will be asked to write such letters during their career, and Steve Baule recommends several key items to include.

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The Trouble With AI Writing Detection

Elizabeth Steere recommends instructors be aware of the messages students are receiving and the types of tools they are using to rephrase AI-generated text.

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Should We Cite Scholars Who Act Badly?

Margaret Meredith explored this question after an academic whose scholarship contributed significantly to her book was accused of sexual misconduct.

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Expand Your Postdoc Possibilities

For students who are about to complete their Ph.D. and wondering whether to postdoc or not to postdoc, Brian J. Rybarczyk and Chris Smith highlight some helpful resources.

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What do Plato, Darwin and Introductory Spanish Have in Common?

Roger H. Martin describes how he discovered firsthand the lifelong value of the liberal arts when he retired almost five decades after studying them.

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It’s Time to Write, but Where Do I Start?

Feeling stuck in the beginning phases of a project can prevent meaningful progress, so Katherine A. Segal offers some strategies to get you going.