Faculty

Time for Second Order Change

August 28, 2018
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I have had the privilege of serving as Editor-in-Chief of CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) for almost a decade now. During…

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Five Ways to Get Scientific About Learning and Teaching

August 27, 2018
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It is August, and many of us are preparing for the upcoming academic year. Whether we instruct students in classes,…

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The Science and Art of Mentoring

August 20, 2018
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We often do not seize the numerous opportunities we are afforded to shape the learning experiences of our mentees, let…

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Predators and Prey in Publishing

August 15, 2018
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a mid-career faculty member in a biology department at a large public university. Our department has been…

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The importance of an elevator speech

August 14, 2018
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It’s called an “elevator pitch” or “speech,” but it could also be referred to as the “water cooler speech,” the…

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A window into a scientific career in Japan

August 10, 2018
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Being a scientist is a special job. We can do our research everywhere in the world. This freedom means we…

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PALM Network: Developing Science Educators One Best Practice at a Time

July 31, 2018
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Helping to develop top-notch science educators is among ASCB’s top goals as a society. To support this endeavor, in 2016…

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How Cell Biologists Work: Omar Quintero on the power of undergraduate scientists

July 27, 2018
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Omar Quintero is an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Richmond, in Richmond, VA. The University of Richmond…

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Conflict in the Lab: A Problem and an Opportunity

July 23, 2018
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  Conflict is a normal part of working with other people. If it is identified early and resolved effectively, it…

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Leticia Vega

Critical Career Transitions: So I Got Tenure, Now What?

July 11, 2018
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Three pillars of faculty development at most institutions are teaching, scholarship, and service. Though much attention has been given to…

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