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St. Pat in academia: March 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 17, 2017

Thanks to 'net detectives Jon Jackson, Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Kevin Patton, Pat Bowne, and A.J. Petto

Professional help

That cover letter and more thoughts

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1735-prolegomena-to-my-cover-letter?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=9e7799c32b814317b93d71ed53d6d40f&elq=bab3d9e12df84d6e8ca8345018335786&elqaid=12999&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=5365

Complete, free report, link: Vitae

Negotiating after the offer?

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1360-your-guide-to-the-ins-and-outs-of-negotiating-in-academia?cid=VT_EM_ELQ_ACQ_NEGOTIATE_3PROFS

Full, free advice column: Vitae

The excellent grad teaching assistant

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/08/study-suggests-graduate-student-instructors-influence-undergraduates-major#.VvBh0a9h_w0.twitter

Full, free item, link: Inside hi. ed.

Attempts to manage academia? Not so much

https://svpow.com/2017/03/17/every-attempt-to-manage-academia-makes-it-worse/

Full, free story, refs.: SVOP

Do students benefit from on-line discussions?

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/research-tells-us-online-discussion/

Full, free essay, ref.: Faculty focus

Just prerequisites

Are prerequisites worthwhile?

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/confessions-community-college-dean/meanings-prerequisites

Full, free article: Inside hi. ed.

Take the pre-requisite survey

http://survey.ubishops.ca/ls/index.php/742277/lang-en

Website: Bishop's U.

Science stuff

Bias in science reviewers

http://retractionwatch.com/2017/03/20/leads-bias-scientific-literature-new-study-tries-answer/

Full, free essay, links: Retract. watch

Using animals in research, saving humans

https://speakingofresearch.com/2017/03/07/thomas-starzl-1926-2017-the-man-who-saved-countless-humans-using-animal-research/

Complete, free report, links, images: Speaking res.

Women in science

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VSsyw2Km0M

Free video: YouTube

The US government

APS to feds: stop cuts to science

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/SciencePolicy/About/Comments-Letters/Reject-Proposed-Cuts-to-Research.html

Website, links

Your Federal register is lonely without you!

https://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=1ca4054215-PPR_mar20_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-1ca4054215-171123534

Attend a hearing, join a committee, be a part of the solution

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