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Opinion: Taxable Tuition = Trouble for Graduate Students

By Michael T. Parker and Patricia M. Lawston | November 30, 2017

Our calculations find troubling increases in taxes if a US House–led tax plan succeeds, but tuition waivers, as the Senate bill has proposed, could actually reduce students’ tax burdens.

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Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path

By Anna Kriebs | September 3, 2017

Graduate students from The Scripps Research Institute share how they prepared to enter policy, law, biotech, and beyond.

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Overseeing assistant professors tasked with teaching freshmen how to conduct research revealed crucial gaps in STEM doctoral education. 

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Opinion: After We March

By Sheril Kirshenbaum | March 16, 2017

How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 

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image: Opinion: Sometimes, Scientists Must March

Opinion: Sometimes, Scientists Must March

By Katie Gibbs, Alana Westwood, and Kathleen Walsh | February 13, 2017

Lessons learned from the “Death of Evidence” demonstration in Canada

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Opinion: The Scientist’s Scarlet Letter

By Paul S. Thaler | December 16, 2016

Managing privacy protections and expectations in a misconduct proceeding

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Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.

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Opinion: Toot Your Horn

By Jordan Gaines Lewis | October 6, 2016

Why (and how) scientists should advocate for their research with journalists and policymakers

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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By Susan Fitzpatrick | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.

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Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues. 

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