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    May 01, 2015

    From war to science paradise

    Gerry Cobian was a machine gunner on the march to Baghdad; now he studies fungi in the forests of Hawaii.

    April 06, 2015

    Inundated

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

    March 11, 2015

    Large lectures 101

    From a specialist on teaching large classes, we present a prescription for teaching several hundred students at a time, efficiently and effectively.

    March 06, 2015

    Oh the humanities!

    Studying history gave doctoral candidate Kevin Boehnke tools and a perspective that have made him a better scientist.

    March 02, 2015

    Ask Alice: Body art and gratuitous displays

    Do I need to cover up my tattoos and piercings?

    February 23, 2015

    Barriers for women of color in science

    A new report finds that female scientists face a combination of racial and gender biases.

    February 16, 2015

    Public engagement: Balancing altruism and self-interest

    Scientists believe they should engage in public debates, but they see little career benefit.

    January 16, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 16 January 2015

    Paying peer reviewers … anything for an education … working with journalists … brilliant women … Working Life

    December 24, 2014

    Science Careers 2014: The year’s best stories

    The best and most popular stories of the year, as chosen by readers and editors

    December 12, 2014

    Making science a desirable career

    Organizers of the Future of Research Symposium give their thoughts on how to keep young scientists in research careers.

    December 10, 2014

    New postdoc report covers familiar ground

    For those who follow postdoc issues, the new National Academies proposals sound familiar. But maybe things will turn out differently this time.

    November 04, 2014

    Why networking feels so ‘icky’

    Networking feels “icky” when you feel like you’re exploiting other people for personal gain.

    October 31, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 31 October 2014

    Suing John Doe … Competing COMPETES proposals … Dance Your Ph.D. … Ebola and conferences … Dousing down under … Venezuelan science … Working Life

    October 30, 2014

    On the ground in Sierra Leone

    The Ebola epidemic demonstrates West Africa's urgent need for scientists, today and for the future.

    October 20, 2014

    Ask Alice

    Alice and her friends answer questions that you don’t want to ask you preceptor, peer, or colleagues regarding your career in science.

    October 09, 2014

    Building the Bionic Woman

    Ayanna Howard is a rarity: an African-American woman with an endowed engineering faculty chair at a major research university. Here's how she rocked it.

    October 02, 2014

    A detour for love

    David Anderson's career was sidetracked by love and the Defense of Marriage Act, but today the future once again looks bright.

    September 25, 2014

    The borders I crossed

    Rodica Stan pushed her way through many borders to build a science career.

    August 27, 2014

    When women have it all

    A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’

    August 15, 2014

    Nearly 40 percent of women leave engineering

    Among the reasons women cite for leaving engineering are an uncivil workplace and poor opportunities for advancement.

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