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    February 17, 2014

    Using Online Resources to Make Your Work More Visible

    Online tools can help researchers disseminate their work more quickly and more broadly.

    April 29, 2014

    What's in a Name?

    A new study reveals that professors respond less readily to research inquiries that appear to come from minorities.

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    November 04, 2014

    Packaging workforce data for public consumption

    A new resource from the National Science Board makes data more accessible, but it also gives it a spin.

    March 23, 2007

    A Question of Balance

    "I produce 10 data points that completely undermine what everybody thinks they know about the archaeological record here. It was really important and really interesting, and almost nobody believed me." -Joan Brenner Coltrain

    January 28, 2011

    Experimental Error: Lies, Damned Lies, and Seminars

    For all the naïve and gullible graduate students out there, here is a handy guide to what those speakers are really saying.

    May 05, 2006

    A Novel Look at Postdocs

    "Nowadays," she continued, "people have much more freedom in their personal lives and professional choices than they did when they were sold to an apprenticeship in the old days, and yet, at the same time, they're buying into this almost feudal system in which once you dedicate a certain number of years, you are bound by the amount of time you've spent." --Allegra Goodman

    July 26, 2002

    Where Scientists Are Needed

    "Until now, only rare exceptions gave scientists a chance to enter the schoolteacher career path."

    May 04, 2001

    Careers in Medical Writing: Regulatory Writing-- What's That Then?

    November 19, 2004

    The Unspoken Things of Science

    Don't be afraid to be your own advocate; aim your sales pitch at the right people and win their confidence.

    June 28, 2002

    Forensic Science: A Dutch and European Perspective

    "Forensic science is a vibrant field of science in which emerging new techniques are swiftly applied."

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

    A new study quantifies the challenge of moving up the ladder of institutional prestige.

    July 28, 2000

    Cash Injection for Mice and Men

    September 17, 1999

    Site Review: CareerStorm

    March 02, 2001

    What Are You Worth?

    April 25, 2003

    From Doing Science to Servicing Science

    "In the research world, a scientist aims to generate results and publications; in the servicing world, a scientist aims to help the scientist customer achieve results."

    March 19, 2013

    Making Ph.D. Programs Transparent

    Well-informed students make better decisions about doctoral training and postdoctoral careers.

    January 14, 2015

    What happens when you add a lot more STEM majors?

    An analysis of a 1960s Italian experiment shows that STEM-workforce expansion can have unintended consequences.

    September 30, 2011

    Are African Americans Surging in Computer Science?

    A report suggests a big jump in Black/African-American enrollment in computer science graduate programs.

    April 16, 2004

    ?Lab Cred?

    A key indicator of your ‘lab cred’ is whether people you’ve never met know who you are when you first meet them.

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