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Blogging in a Busy World: Tips for Keeping Your Readers Engaged

Britteny Watson-Ivey

We live in a fast-paced, busy world, which means most blog readers are distracted long before they land on your site. Here are some tips to keep readers tuned in to your message.

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Not that Kind of Summer: Tales of Preparing for Academic Job Season

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Do the prep work before job season starts.

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Are online labs a valuable distance learning experience?

Rachel Yoho, PhD

Can online labs be a suitable replacement for the traditional lab bench?  This may depend on what we consider the goals of the lab course to be. 

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It’s Not a One Size Fits All Approach: Best Practices for Engaging Minorities with SCD in Health Research

Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, PhD

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is an opportunity to call attention to the need for engaging patients in health research.

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Welcome to class, I'm Alana and I'm Queer.

Alana Berry

It felt really liberating, but more than liberating myself, I hoped that my students felt that no matter their identity they felt safe acknowledging them in my class. I want to be radical. I want my home to reflect my radical values. Well, if my bod

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Men's Health "and" or "vs" Women's Health?

The Edge for Scholars

Advocating for men’s health is not an effort to take attention and resources from women’s health. In fact, men and women benefit from the incorporation of gender into policy.

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Top 10 Social Media Recruitment Rules

Aimee Edgeworth, BA Creative Writing, AA Social and Behavioral Sciences

So you want to recruit study volunteers through social media? Here are 10 tips that you need to know BEFORE you recruit!

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How To Survive The Interview You Didn’t Know Was Coming

Craig Boerner, BA (English) University of Missouri

Daily news reporting is a tough and thankless task. A reporter can write a well thought out, hard-hitting story on a Thursday and, when they wake up Friday morning, the …

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Not that Kind of Career Development Award: Tales of Living with the K99/R00

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Some of the most valuable lessons have nothing to do with science.

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Twitter's Scientists Share The Most Awful Sexist Things They Have Experienced

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Gina Baucom has been a long time fly in the ointment of horrible behavior in academia. Today she asked her tweeps to help her with an upcoming presentation by sharing …

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