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June 28, 2018
Even if up until now you haven’t done it, even if you find it insufferable, even if you think you’re awkward, even if you secretly believe that you’re somehow above it, argues Stephen J. Aguilar, do it and open yourself up to the possibilities that follow.
June 27, 2018
Some faculty members do more than their fair share of department service, institutional housekeeping and student mentoring, writes KerryAnn O’Meara, who provides guidance for how to make such demands more equitable.
June 26, 2018
Dysfunctional departments have identifiable patterns, and faculty members share some responsibility for dealing with them, argue Nicholas C. Burbules, C. K. Gunsalus and Robert A. Easter.
June 25, 2018
Adriana Bankston offers six tips for how to effectively use your voice to benefit society early in your academic career.
June 22, 2018
In environmental scholarship, multiple forms of exclusion -- of people of color generally and women of color specifically -- require multifaceted and often simultaneous strategies, argues Danielle M. Purifoy.

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