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September 29, 2020
Matthew J. Mayhew apologizes for an article that he recently wrote for Inside Higher Ed and describes beginning a long process of antiracist learning.
September 29, 2020
The often unmanageable debt many Ph.D.s accrue necessitates a candid discussion of grad students' finances, training and potential career paths within and outside academe.
September 28, 2020
Despite the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic, we can and should keep hope alive through deliberate effort and commitment, write Freeman A. Hrabowski, Philip J. Rous and Sarah J. Shin.

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September 29, 2020
The shortage of advisors and counselors is among our campuses’ weakest links.
September 29, 2020
"I did the five-paragraph thing: intro, ethos, logos, pathos, conclusion."
September 28, 2020
Three speculations.

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October 14, 2005
When I was just a few years out of graduate school I wrote a “treatment” for a television series to be called “The Young Professors.” The show tracked the adventures of three new assistant professors as they negotiated the ins and outs of life at Soybean State College, a medium-sized, teaching-intensive public institution somewhere in the Midwest.
October 13, 2005
Jerome Karabel's book about Ivy League admissions touches a bundle of raw nerves. Scott McLemee twitches in response.
October 12, 2005
When department members come together, Terry Caesar writes, they reveal much about themselves -- and academic life.
October 11, 2005
The online version of a print journal must be more than just an electronic version of the original, writes Collin Brooke.
October 10, 2005
When her nephew abandons a degree program for a short-term certificate, Paula Krebs wonders where she and the country went wrong.

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