Overheard at Ground Level: Fresh Brewed Mentoring

The Edge for Scholars

Collected pearls from office hours with senior mentors and leaders.

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What the F? Advice for Fellowship Applicants from Reviewers. Part 3

Melissa Krasnove

In the final post of this three part series, I share insight from a dozen faculty who review NRSA fellowship applications.

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What the F? Advice for Fellowship Applicants from Reviewers. Part 2

Melissa Krasnove

In this three part series, I share advice received when I asked a dozen faculty from my institution who review fellowship applications what they look for in a strong application. …

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What the F? Advice for Fellowship Applicants from Reviewers. Part 1

Melissa Krasnove

Part 1 of feedback gathered from a dozen faculty who review fellowship applications on what makes a successful application.

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Considerations for Inclusive Support of International Students

Christina Yao, PhD

As we all know, the past year has been a contentious time in the United States, including an ongoing health pandemic, continuous racial conflicts, and global political conflicts. As such, …

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Recommended Summer Reads: 2021

The Edge for Scholars

A community-sourced list of current favorites, some professional and some fun.

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Summer Reading for Work and Play

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Reading recs for those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer that are just around the corner.

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Feminist Mentors Can be Misogynist Colleagues

N_ Cyclical, PhD

As my career progresses, even as I gain power, it is becoming harder, not easier, to be a woman in science.

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Staying Mentally Well in Academia is a Balancing Act

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this post I reflect on what helps me to stay mentally well while forging a career in academia. Part of a series on mental health.

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Choosing What to Do or Not to Do on the Job

Sara Myers, PhD

What would happen if we stopped doing the things we are told we ought to do but don’t want to do?

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