Wholesome Academic Twitter Notes

Aimee Edgeworth

Key considerations for maintaining a positive and professional academic Twitter presence.

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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 …

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Scientists Donate $8,000 to Kids STEM Education With Their March Madness Brackets

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists start April outreach and engagement strong by raising $8,000 for kids STEM education by playing March Madness brackets with Donors Choose.

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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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NIAAA Steps Up with Great Addiction Outreach Tool

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists & clinicians studying alcoholism now have an amazing resource they can recommend for alcohol information and treatment. ✔︎ it out

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Being Really You and Really Professional on Social Media

The Edge for Scholars

Is there a difference between what you’d post for your colleagues versus what you’d post for your group of close friends? Is censoring yourself on social media difficult …

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Advice from a Sixth Year PhD Student

Aimee Edgeworth

A short thread with some cool resources and tidbits of advice for the new-ish PI.

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Academic Social Media Tangles: The Evolving Tale of Jennifer Berdahl

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

An interesting thing is happening to our northern neighbors. Several prominent academics have been asked by their universities to “ix-nay on the talky-say about work-hey”. Academics are built to gather …

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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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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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