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A Slice of Student Activities at the APS Convention in Chicago

APS Student Caucus (APSSC) events at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago provided students with valuable learning opportunities on topics including how to succeed in graduate school and navigate […]... More>

Student Notebook

Research Ethics at the Graduate Level

I followed the plight of Michael LaCour, a University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student in the political science department, almost obsessively. I first heard of LaCour’s research on one […]... More>

Jeb Bush Was Wrong: There Are Many Careers for Psychological Scientists

The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology and APS have partnered to develop a mentorship database that helps junior scientists connect with more established peers. ... More>

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The Many Varieties of Mentors

It is hard to express the importance of the mentor–mentee relationship in a brief article. In my experience, this relationship is one of the most valuable in a graduate student’s […]... More>

Fellowship Opportunity: Dissertation Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

The National Institute of Justice, the scientific research arm of the Department of Justice, is looking for doctoral students with innovative research that aims to solve problems faced by criminal […]... More>