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Credit Where Credit Is Due

David Galef explores the true motives of students asking for extra credit and the results of instructors giving it.

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

Jaynie C. Mitchell shares lessons learned firsthand about surviving the uncertain, uncomfortable feeling that comes with each new opportunity as you change jobs or careers.

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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.