Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

Top tips for writing these important parts of your job application packet.

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The First Days of a New Tenure-Track Faculty Job

The Edge for Scholars

This is the season when some lucky ones preparing for new jobs in the fall. A few people have asked me what to expect, so I imagine even more are …

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Prepping Your Presentation

Aimee Edgeworth

Twitter to the rescue! Your academic tweeps are here with a round-up of tips to get your next talk on point and present like a pro.

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Not that Kind of Scientist: Tales of Teaching

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes twice as much time as you think.

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Better than Tenure

Bruce Caron, PhD

The challenge here is to come up with a new professional bargain between professors and universities that is better than tenure...

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Three essential steps to win a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Judith Ford, PhD

Short talks, like the three minute thesis (3MT) require special skills. Learn tips from Dr Judy Ford who has trained students for 8 years.

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Introduction to Medical and Other Ignorance

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It turns out that asking a foundation to support your medical school prep class entitled “Introduction to Medical and Other Ignorance” is a tough sell. But an Op/Ed in …

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SkypeAScientist - Hey, That Means YOU!

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

SkypeAScientist is the easiest and most impactful science outreach opportunity you don't yet know about

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What environment do we create when college students are “kids?”

Rachel Yoho, PhD

We’ve all heard it – and maybe said it: “well, the kids in this class, won’t…” or “I just can’t get these kids to do the reading…” What …

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