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Mastering Your Mind-Set

Are you truly a Ph.D. student or just an imposter? If you are feeling as if you’re the latter, Deepa Aravind offers recommendations.

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Tackling the Leaky Pipeline

Higher education needs to provide Latinos greater access to Ph.D.s in the sciences, writes Robert W. Fernandez, who has helped develop a grassroots program to do so.

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Metaphors We Teach By

They come and go, waxing and waning as regularly as pedagogical trends, but they can have significant impacts, writes Zachary Michael Jack.

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How to Pivot Jobs Within Higher Ed

Higher ed staff need to be nimble, flexible and creative about their careers, and that may call for moving into a totally different role or field, writes Georgia Westbrook.

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The Art of Holding Space

Rohene Bouajram presents five key strategies to nurture graduate students for flourishing careers.

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Colorism in Higher Education

It impacts the career success of Black faculty and staff, with lighter-skinned candidates more likely to be hired and promoted, writes Domonique E. Noel.

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A Retired Presidential Spouse Looks Back

Mort Maimon reflects on what he misses—as well as what he doesn’t miss—about campus life.

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The Phone Book Challenge

How can educators make the most of ChatGPT? Use it for helping students talk through concepts and practice reasoning and critique, advises Patrick D. Watson.