The importance of emphasizing the value of our degree
Kristy Koehler wrote a great piece in Gauntlet on how to focus the narrative on the value of our degree. Make sure to read the article in which she firmly and unequivocally states:
“Look your family and friends in the eye and tell them exactly what you’re going to get — knowledge and skills that will equip you to literally change the world.”
Virginia Valian - a personal take on harassment and abuse
Take a look at this short but amazing piece of writing by Virginia Valian, a distinguished professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her letter on harassment and abuse in academia was published in Nature, vol. 574.
There are also two articles about “work problems” that can be found if you click below.