February 19, 2018
Some things that prospective Ph.D. students should consider when weighing their admission offers.
February 12, 2018
How to connect with those who presumably don’t “get” you or (worse) talk about nothing but UNC basketball?
February 5, 2018
Highly specialized doctoral study can keep your professional orbit very small. Don’t overlook the value of building connections broadly, imaginatively, and courageously.
January 30, 2018
Professor Marc Brettler (Religious Studies) explains how engaging in service to your department, university, and profession while still in graduate school can help your teaching, research, and job search.
January 22, 2018
Don’t be so quick to despair or dismiss these positions. They can vary greatly depending on specific circumstances.
January 8, 2018
When you hear “tenure-track jobs,” do you automatically envision a place like Duke? If so, it’s time to expand your scope.
December 11, 2017
There may be few discussions on “leadership” around the graduate seminar table, and it’s all the more reason to reflect on how to cultivate it in your academic career.
November 27, 2017
As you prepare for job interviews, dress appropriately, but try not to overthink it. The most important part of an interview is what doesn’t meet the eye.
November 10, 2017
A Story+ sponsor reflects on what went right and what he would change about his project.
October 31, 2017
A history student studying the policy contributions of academics gets a firsthand look at the process (and challenges) of turning academic research into policy at RTI International.