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It is all too common to see PhD students work themselves to the point of physical and mental illness in order to complete their studies. It is less common to see PhD students who feel that they are under such pressure that the only option is suicide.
Earlier today I stepped out of a talk at Wellington Writer’s Festival featuring the formidable scholar and essayist Terry Castle. She harangued against political correctness in the academy and how the clamour to condemn novels as racist, sexist or prejudiced was weakening study and a factor in the decline of English majors in America. 525 more words
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014
Women with STEM Ph.D.s are likelier to start their careers in academia, but their male peers get more of the faculty appointments at research institutions, according to a new analysis by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) of the potential impact…
This past week, METRO hosted a Career Day at Baruch College featuring two speaker panels for I/O Psych and OD Professionals. I was invited to speak as one of the panelists, before a large room of undergrad and graduate students seeking inside perspectives on the job market, internships, and career development. 707 more words