Non-academic mentors, especially those familiar with the culture of academia, can offer empathy, validation and healthy perspectives.
By participating in the Team Case Study program at U of T, life science graduates gain a competitive edge in the non-academic job market.
A conscious willingness to be vulnerable can relieve some anxiety and establish a sense of community.
The world has changed, but we cannot let that stop us from achieving or from connecting with one another.
Despite all of the affirmative action policies and unconscious bias training at universities, something is still amiss.
Use the supports available at your institution, accept the idea that students know what works for them and share your ideas with your peers rather than reinventing the wheel.
Deans can champion interdisciplinarity all they want – but once scholars are up for tenure or promotion, it all rests on the individual professions.
Based on a recent survey, both faculty and administrators agree that pedagogical strategies are needed for teaching online.
We should participate in changing the academic reward system and its culture of comparison.
With a little lead time and institutional support, professors can make great online courses.
This advice is not only for recent postsecondary graduates, but for anyone hoping to engage in some self-reflection while in quarantine.
Online teaching requires learning new skills, as well as acknowledging the types of audiences they are attempting to engage.
A group of migration scholars share how the pandemic is impacting both their personal and work lives.
Video conferencing can be isolating and strange for some of your students – here are some tips to make sure everyone feels seen and heard.
By fostering positive relationships, professors can help improve the mental health of their students.
Here is our learning-by-doing experience of teaching online courses about the COVID-19 response.
Remote work can be a difficult adjustment for teams accustomed to working in an office setting. Here are some tips.
How to quickly gear up for your new lifestyle and workstyle during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 crisis brings teaching and learning opportunity.
Some helpful resources and tools for professors who have to quickly move their courses online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.