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Setting up International Ph.D.s and Postdocs for Success

We should advise our temporary visa–holding trainees how to expand their skills and experiences to prepare for diverse jobs and a successful immigration process, write Paola Cépeda and Natalie Chernets.

Maintaining Inclusion in Engineering in a Post-Dobbs World

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling and state laws will adversely impact marginalized groups in engineering and STEM, so we must rethink recruitment and retention, write Marjolein C. H. van der Meulen, Jennifer S. Wayne, Naomi C. Chesler and Lori A. Setton.

Inviting Students Into Your Department

It is one of the most important commitments a healthy and thriving unit can make—and, if you are the chair, part of your responsibility, writes Kevin Dettmar.

Teaching From the Source

Stephanie Y. Evans helps her students learn firsthand how it’s “real bad news” to write research papers without seeking out a variety of sources.

The Aesthetic Pleasures of Scholarly Writing

While it may seem unlikely, such writing can actually provide a great opportunity for playing with the meanings and the music of language, writes David F. Labaree.

Offering Teaching Postdocs Can Save the Humanities!

They can be a high-impact way to address and enhance the job prospects of new Ph.D.s in an increasingly dire academic job market, writes Melissa Ianetta.

The Tenure Two-Step

Paul J. Croft shares some underlying laws that govern the tenure process and how to make that process work best for you.

Rethinking Retirement During the COVID Years

Those of us vested in our careers often still cling to the idea of entering retirement with a script, but there are few perfect plans, writes Janet M. Rupert.