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The N-Word

The adjunct fired by Towson U. last week may have been clumsy and inexact in his language, but the university had no business firing him, writes Cary Nelson.

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The Sunday Meeting

One key to progress is setting a plan for every week, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Survival Tips

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GMP offers suggestions for female graduate students in science and technology fields.

More Work Than Pay

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If your college expects you to take on 12 months of work for 9 months of pay, what's a principled response? C.K. Gunsalus reviews the choices.

Assess and Adjust

Whether or not you are satisfied with what you accomplished between academic years, it's time for some self-evaluation, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

A Bleak Market

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Looking for a tenure-track faculty job? You can't escape today's economic realities, writes Eliza Woolf.

Are You Afraid to Succeed?

Sometimes you need to look beneath the surface to find out why your work is blocked, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Friend or Administrator?

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When a friend confides that her husband is sleeping with one of his students, what is your responsibility? C.K. Gunsalus sorts through the conflicting obligations.

Rethinking Your Résumé

When academics apply for jobs in the business world, they need to focus on one question, and they usually get it wrong, writes Jerry Jellison.

Monitoring Independent Study

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When a professor supervises student work at an outside business, how does a department provide oversight? C.K. Gunsalus helps with the issues and the politics.

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