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BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | AUG 11 2022

Like personal goals, professional benchmarks can guide self-evaluation and setting targets for improvement.

BY JONATHAN DRIVER | AUG 09 2022

Students often see themselves as ‘oppressed’ workers, while faculty see themselves as the expert who will mould the smart but inexperienced student.

BY MEAGAN AUER, ELISE SAMMONS & DAX D’ORAZIO | AUG 04 2022

Reimagining existing relationships and practices can go a long way to enhancing education excellence.

BY MEGAN EASTON | JUN 10 2022

For professor Fiona Rawle, compassionate teaching is the bedrock for student success.

BY SHARON ENGBRECHT | JUN 01 2022

Where non-academic work can help you cross the bridge back to the professoriate.

BY SHOSHANAH JACOBS, M. ALEX SMITH, LISA ROBERTSON, VICTORIA REA & BAILEY BINGHAM | MAY 18 2022

A recent study looked at how often students engage with their professors outside of the classroom, and how much accessibility and inclusivity matter.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | MAY 10 2022

A retired professor shares the ingredients of a successful thesis supervisor-PhD student relationship.

BY ELISE SAMMONS, MEAGAN AUER & DAX D’ORAZIO | APR 29 2022

The TaPPS program encourages departmental collaboration and graduate student leadership.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | MAR 04 2022

One researcher shares the experience she gained conducting research with Indigenous groups in Canada and Ecuador.

BY MIKE DEGAGNÉ | JAN 19 2022

Our society is at risk if we undervalue or underfund social science and humanities disciplines.

BY HEATHER MCALPINE | JAN 07 2022

While the series highlights many of the problems currently facing university English departments, it offers very few solutions.

BY ADAM CRYMBLE | DEC 10 2021

How can universities make applicants feel safe enough to be themselves online?

BY ELIZABETH RUSSELL | NOV 26 2021

What it’s like to get older? A course on the psychology of aging helped students gain empathy and curiosity.

BY KIM SOLGA | OCT 29 2021

Academic editing can provide kinship and learning, not just judgment followed by celebration or tears.

BY GABRIELLE BREWER | OCT 18 2021

Universities need to offer more opportunities and resources to the 80 per cent of graduate students who will not end up as tenure track professors.

BY JOHN YOO | OCT 06 2021

Medical students at Western now have an opportunity to experience interdisciplinary, experiential learning by doing an advanced degree or diploma while completing their MD.

BY REBECCA MAYMON, LAURA NILSON & CLAIRE EDRINGTON | SEP 23 2021

Three grads share their paths leading to careers outside of the academy.

BY CATHERINE MAYBREY | SEP 17 2021

No matter the position you are applying for, your resume needs to summarize your work experiences in a clear, well-organized way.

BY ARLINDA RUCO & EMMANUELLE ARPIN | AUG 27 2021

Early career instructors should feel encouraged to extend and innovate in the virtual classroom.

BY BILLY STREAN | AUG 19 2021

Tips to encourage both professors and students to move around more.