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Gulbenkian in Portugal, best Ph.D. program ever?
What about a program that is interdisciplinary and means it, including various things close to evolutionary biology, and also history of the field? It brings in a tiny class of 15 people or so from around the world to a … Continue reading
Posted in Graduate school, Undergraduates Tagged evolutionary biology, grad school, Portugal Leave a comment
How to change an organization, a department, a curriculum
Whatever field you are in, there will be organizations with structure and rules. In academics, departments have committees, undergraduates have a required curriculum, graduate students have their courses, exams, and theses. Sometimes these structures are very well known and standard … Continue reading
Posted in Department politics, Life in a biology department, Politics, Undergraduates Tagged alliances, Arizona State University, behavioral ecology, change, conflict, cooperation, Curriculum, Education, evolutionary biology, Harvard University, organization, stucture, tradition, Undergraduate education, Wikipedia Leave a comment
How do you get the word out about a new job?
If you read this you probably already know we have an open position at Wash U in evolutionary biology. I hope you forwarded it to worthy candidates and to others that know such people. I suppose the form that forwarding … Continue reading
Posted in behavioral ecology, Jobs, New assistant professor Tagged advertizing, communication, evolution, evolutionary biology, job, open position, publicity 1 Comment