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    April 23, 2015

    How not to apply to grad school

    For the benefit of all of you applying to science graduate programs, our columnist confesses his mistakes in the hopes that you can avoid following in his footsteps.

    April 22, 2015

    How to present a disability during recruitment

    Scientists who approach the job search strategically can turn apparent disabilities to their advantage.

    April 21, 2015

    Do you want fries with that?

    Across the United States, part-time faculty members joined the national protest for a living wage.

    April 21, 2015

    Minority Ph.D. students: Where do they go?

    A report from the Council of Graduate Schools details outcomes for underrepresented minority students in STEM doctoral programs.

    April 20, 2015

    Fallout from a gutless adviser

    I presented my research proposal with my adviser’s blessing—but it wasn’t approved and I was forced out of the program. What should I do?

    April 17, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 April 2015

    Women more likely to be hired than men … a Republican science proposal … Withholding clinical trial results is unethical, says WHO … A new Arctic research vessel … Working Life

    April 16, 2015

    Your self-promotion balancing act

    Seek the credit you deserve—all of it—but not more.

    April 15, 2015

    Charting the careers of European researchers

    The European charter and code of conduct have been around for 10 years. What have they done to improve scientists' lives?

    April 15, 2015

    Help solve the mystery of the disappearing Ph.D.s

    A new survey aims to find out where science Ph.D. recipients work.

    April 14, 2015

    You are ready for your close-up

    How to join the online science video movement

    April 13, 2015

    STEM study: Women twice as likely to be hired as comparably qualified men

    The study “will definitely make people think more thoroughly and more subtly” about the issue, says psychologist Virginia Valian of Hunter College in New York City.

    April 13, 2015

    The marginal people

    Help me Alice; I don’t belong here!

    April 10, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 April 2015

    Why did you become a scientist? … Reproducibility … Nurturing translational research … Think globally … Small satellites … Working Life.

    April 09, 2015

    Learning to lead

    A conference organized by students and postdocs introduces young scientists to the culture of biotech and the challenges of working in the field.

    April 08, 2015

    En pointe

    Lina Colucci—a musician, ballerina, and mechanical engineer—thrives on combining her passions.

    April 07, 2015

    Eroding benefits for UMD postdocs? [REVISED]

    Proposed changes in how the University of Maryland classifies postdocs illustrate the pressures that lead universities to train postdocs in ever-larger numbers.

    April 07, 2015

    Biologist. Engineer. Brewer.

    Developing equipment at Starbucks and earning a biochemistry Ph.D. helped Tom Schmidlin achieve his beer-brewing dreams.

    April 06, 2015


    Should a not-yet-tenured faculty member at a top university take on a new project to help women succeed?

    April 03, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 3 April 2015

    Fake peer review exposed … Editor resigns over pay-to-play … Restoring faith in RIKEN … Aligning communication and incentives … Working Life

    April 02, 2015

    Activate your cancer immunotherapy career

    This exploding field offers opportunities for basic and translational research in academia and industry.