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    May 26, 2006

    The Food Network Effect

    "Name it--different shape, size, and forms--we did it. We did banana juice, we did diced bananas, frozen, dried--whatever." --Aurora Saulo

    June 30, 2006

    Decision Analysis Meets Environmental Policy

    Because policymakers often are unfamiliar with the environmental science involved, a decision analyst serves as a conduit to translate the data into a useful framework.

    July 28, 2006

    Rush Holt: The Interview

    We are underinvesting in research and development in just about every sector, whether it's transportation or telecommunications or energy, in both the public sector and the private sector. We need to encourage both.

    September 22, 2006

    U.S. Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Can Young Researchers Succeed?

    "Where I think you're going to see a problem is the new lab that wants to get into stem-cell research that hasn't previously been doing it or a lab that may be doing stem-cell research but is in a state that really underfunds it." --Evan Snyder

    October 27, 2006

    Tips for a Successful CV

    "Thou shalt not have typos." --Andrew Feig, Wayne State University

    December 01, 2006

    Navigating the Stem-Cell Research Maze

    The liberal policies in some countries and the wealth of cross-cultural collaborations have made Europe a good destination for researchers to train in human embryonic stem cell research.

    January 26, 2007

    Returning to Academia

    "I like the fact that I'm steering my own ship in terms of research. I feel like an entrepreneur." --Lance Silverman

    February 09, 2007

    Covering the Planet With Solar Panels

    I'm probably going to evolve as I move along the path of that photon.

    March 23, 2007

    A 'Comprehensive' Career

    "I feel confident that my ideas are good enough to go up against the rest of the world, but the question is, can I generate enough preliminary data fast enough?
    - Emmanuel Chang"

    May 25, 2007

    Community College Faculty: Must Love to Teach

    "Teaching at a community college is not lecturing; it's more hands-on. You have to do a lot more work as a teacher, because students are not nearly as prepared." --Michaeleen Lee

    June 22, 2007

    Working as a Medical Writer

    "I would say that there's definitely enough work to go around." --Emma Hitt

    July 06, 2007

    The Importance of Undergraduate Research

    "If you have already learned how to function independently in a laboratory environment by the time you graduate from your undergraduate institution, then you are really well-prepared for graduate school." --Chris Burge

    August 10, 2007

    The Postbac: One or Two Years That Make Careers

    "For the great majority of students, some time off is a good idea." --Deborah Goldberg

    October 05, 2007

    Education Research: A New (Tenure) Track for Scientists

    "Trying to get tenure in that department, I perceived, was going to be a battle." --Dawn Del Carlo.

    December 07, 2007

    Work-Life in Industry: Thinking Outside the 9-to-5 box

    "When you have happy employees that know that you care about them, they're more loyal and work hard to show you that they can make things work." --Donna Davila

    January 11, 2008

    Finding the Way Back to a First (Career) Love

    "You really need to know what you want. Figuring it out is the hard part, but doing it is the easy part." --Sandeep Jauhar

    February 08, 2008

    A Gift That Keeps On Giving

    A mentor in industry helped physicist Joan Hoffmann navigate graduate school and launch her career.

    March 21, 2008

    Public Health Goes Global

    "The global health field has both been around forever and is brand-new." --Hannah Kettler, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    April 11, 2008

    Ph.Dollars: Does Grad School Make Financial Sense?

    "I was optimistically willing to sacrifice any number of years of my life and money for that career path." --Laurie Earls

    June 27, 2008

    Liberal Arts College Faculty: Finding the Sweet Spot

    Known for small classes and a focus on undergraduate education, most such colleges also require--from their younger, newer faculty members, at least--substantial research activity.

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