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Increasing Women’s Representation in STEM Fields

Leaders in academe hold several keys to correct the well-documented tendency to undervalue women’s work, writes Nina Gray.

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Engage in Science Policy Where You Are

Adriana Bankston explores how education about science policy at the state level can enrich one’s career.

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The Benefits of a Presidential Teach-In

Patrick Sanaghan and Mary Dana Hinton offer an onboarding strategy for a new president and other senior leaders in which they become the students.

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Forget the Failure CV

Researchers and other scholars need instead a shadow CV to highlight systemic inequalities, Cyrena Gawuga writes.

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How Much Do Students Pay to Attend Your Class?

Calculating the specific amount might make you—and your students—reconsider how you approach class time, writes Justin Shaffer.

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Landing a Mission-Oriented Job Beyond Academe

Many Ph.D. students struggle to identify such positions outside the professoriate, writes Jocelyn Frelier, who recommends a few key questions to help get started.

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The Invisible Burdens We Carry

Lauren Easterling explores how much one should share about their personal challenges in a job search and the workplace.

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Disclosing Your Disability in Grad School

Karly Ball and Rachel Elizabeth Traxler explore three key options to consider.