Academia

The University of Missouri’s (MU) Department of Psychological Science is recruiting its first class of undergraduate students for its federally funded Alcohol Research Training Summer School & Internship (MU–ARTSS) program. MU–ARTSS aims to increase the pipeline of scientists among minority and nonminority undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in More

The Atlantic: “Persistence is one of the great characteristics of a pitbull, and I guess owners take after their dogs,” says Annetta Cheek, the co-founder of the D.C.-based nonprofit Center for Plain Language. Cheek, an anthropologist by training who left academia in the early 1980s to work for the Federal More

As a nontraditional doctoral student, I have had an unusual graduate experience: I attend classes online while still working full-time and raising three teenagers. I also am older than most graduate students. Because of my situation, I have had to think creatively to tackle my research responsibilities. Below, I outline More