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BY KURT KLEINER | July 07 2023

The government has promised billions of dollars for research and development to support future moon missions, with a long-term goal of sending people to Mars.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | November 27 2019

For many, leaving academia to start a family is a one-way trip – a derailment condescendingly referred to as “the mommy track.”

BY JONATHAN THON | July 12 2019

The challenge is knowing when to step in and when to let go.

BY JONATHAN THON | May 30 2019

A sustainable culture is built on living one’s values, and demonstration of that inevitably comes from the top.

BY DAVID KENT | April 11 2019

Two of the most useful and underrated things in the world of academic science are support and trust. Both can make such a huge difference at key moments of one’s career, and parental leave should be no exception.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | January 10 2018

“Parents felt very isolated. They didn’t fit in with the other students or feel welcomed.”

BY THERESA TAYLER | April 05 2017

It’s now simply a given among student affairs professionals that parents will be involved in their children’s lives at university.

BY DAVID KENT | March 27 2017

“I felt a bit like a new animal at the zoo, people were listening because they were curious about me in the way they would be about a rare creature,” says David Kent.

BY DAVID KENT | October 11 2016

Editors note: This entry is the third in a series on taking parental leave as a scientific group leader. Could parental leave actually be good for my academic career? Taking parental leave: I’m glad I’m not a postdoc Getting a job in academic science is not easy. The hours are long, the work is intense, […]

BY DAVID KENT | September 12 2016

As a group leader, I’m in a better position to take some precious time off.

BY DAVID KENT | January 19 2016

I’m being applauded for taking parental leave, yet my partner – also a scientist – faces the usual obstacles for her maternity leave.

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