When anti-harassment policies are designed to fail

Angie NMNH

At so many institutions, the policies ostensibly meant to protect us are actually meant to keep us silent and afraid.

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Match Day Memories

The Edge for Scholars

Matching to residency is an exciting moment, and today it happens for med students across the US. MDs, tell us your Match Day stories.

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In It Together: Dyadic Coping Among Doctoral Students and Partners

Rebecca Helton

Completing a doctoral program is hard. It can also be hard on your partner.

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Mensches, Mentors and Badasses: My Science Valentines

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

  Thank you, Hallmark, for your made up soul-crushing holiday that brings tears to middle school kids and single squirrels everywhere. On behalf of scientists,  I hereby reclaim your crappy …

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So, You Want a Ph.D.?

Inga Chira, PhD, CFP®

Getting a PhD is a long and hard process. Here are some thoughts I have shared with people who are planning to get into it.

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Alarming Statistics Reveal Mental Health Crisis in Our STEM and Medical School Trainees

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What percentage of medical students do you think are depressed or suicidal? 5%? 10%? Go higher. Much higher. This week JAMA published a meta analysis and literature review out of Harvard revealing …

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Productivity Tip #3: Hire Undergrads (And Save Yourself Some Time)

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Undergrads have a rough reputation as lab assistants. But I have had 10 success stories for every one ‘oh my’ story by simply giving them more manageable jobs. I have seen …

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