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How to write a tenure letter about a colleague

Letters that inform a committee on whether or not someone should get tenure are really important because the deciders include people that do not  know the field. They can be deans and department chairs from other departments and ultimately a … Continue reading

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The most important academic thing an undergraduate must do: cultivate three professors

It is tough to be an undergraduate. You get told all the time what to do, where to be, what to study. Then, just when you get really interested in something, you have to move on. In some ways being … Continue reading

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