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Promoting a Sense of Belonging Among Grad Students

Too little emphasis is placed on encouraging them to build community beyond their program and across the university, write Sarah Beal, Christa J. Porter and Manfred H. M. van Dulmen.

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Parlez-vous ‘Skills’?

Mary Anne Cusato and Barbara MacLeod describe how transferable skills assignments can boost morale and reiterate the value of the liberal arts across disciplines.

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Answering the Call

Presidents must embody resilience and courage as they guide campuses through tensions and traumas, Freeman A. Hrabowski III and Ted Mitchell say.

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Letting Ourselves Dream About Our Careers

Life is short, so we should pursue a path that allows us to be fully ourselves, writes Lauren Easterling.

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A Growing Movement to Oppose Genocide

We’re building Faculty for Justice in Palestine as a network to support people on campuses, especially the most vulnerable, write Andrew Ross and Sherene Seikaly.

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Disembroiling HOT Moments in the Classroom

Rebecca Petitti, Amanda Irvin and Soulaymane Kachani advise instructors on how to respond when things get heated, offensive or tense.

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Well-Being is Not Just an Individual Issue

Colleges must develop policies and practices that establish well-being and boundary-setting as core institutional values, writes Vicki L. Baker.

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Teach Your Children/Students Well

And also prepare them for careers by helping them translate those experiences into what employers say they need, writes Rachel Toor.