Community Engagement and the Befuddled Academic

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

When I wrote my first Op/Ed piece as a faculty member, I was scared of out my mind.  I read and re-read our faculty handbook, asked everyone I could …

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What To Know While You Do Your PhD

PhD Diaries

Dear all incoming graduate students, Here’s what I wish someone told me when I started. Sincerely, 4th year PhD student

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Attending Translational Science 2018? Get Your Social Media Bling Here

The Edge for Scholars

Network with today's scientists at the Translational Science 2018 conference with these exclusive #TS2018 badges.

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Checking Social Media Phobia for Academic Parents: Awesome Teen Eden Lytle Offers Her Help!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This week we have a special guest posting genius, Ms Eden Lytle, who is sort of amazeballs at everything she does (trust us!). Eden is a senior at Brentwood High …

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Becoming a More Productive Writer

Michelle Cardel, PhD, MS

How I became a more productive writer and published 14 scientific articles (8 first, 2 second, 2 senior-author) & 2 book chapters.

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Scientists Help Fund Over $22,000 for Kids STEM with March Madness

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists Help Raise $22,892 for Kids STEM with March Madness Brackets.

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Creating and Maintaining a Professional Presence Online

Rebecca Helton, MA

I recently ran a workshop for students in Northeastern University’s English Graduate Program on “Creating and Maintaining a Professional Presence Online.” This is an essential topic for scholars entering …

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How to Choose a Lab and Mentor According to #AcademicTwitter

Aimee Edgeworth

Academic Twitter comes through with a stockpile of answers on how to choose a lab and a mentor.

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Top 10 Social Media Recruitment Rules

Aimee Edgeworth

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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What Folks Want to See on Your Lab Website

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Your colleagues, current and potential trainees, collaborators and yes, study sections are doing internet searches on you with greater frequency. Knowing that people are looking, why not show them what …

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