Tag: professors

146 Prof's neurological health is declining rapidly. What can I (TA) do? 2015-02-18T02:28:32.273

121 Why are professors' websites so ugly? 2015-02-10T18:55:25.573

120 Should professors intervene if a student is wearing offensive clothing in their classroom? 2014-03-05T04:47:13.683

114 How do you answer "Oh, you're a professor? What do you teach?" 2015-07-28T04:16:14.627

101 Is it ethical for a professor to get masters students to work on open source modules related to the professor's profit-making company? 2014-07-08T15:15:16.613

100 How can I prevent students from writing answers on an assignment, then claiming I didn't see their answer? 2017-11-08T16:42:02.087

97 Is it reasonable for a professor to ask students to stay 30-45 minutes past scheduled class time every week? 2014-09-10T18:25:13.623

89 As a department head, what to do if a professor leaves without giving out grades? 2015-02-23T05:30:13.020

88 Why do professors want to make sure that their notes written on the blackboard will not be published? 2015-11-15T23:58:10.267

83 How to deal with a professor who grades assignments and exams incorrectly 2016-02-27T21:18:03.120

81 Is it acceptable for a professor to ask post-doc student to babysit for free? 2014-12-12T17:19:45.650

79 Is it ethical for a Professor to disseminate wrong answers online? 2015-05-07T15:03:24.657

79 Should I take threats from a former professor seriously? 2017-04-12T14:21:24.833

78 Life as a math professor 2013-01-03T19:10:17.363

75 Assistant professor vs Associate professor 2012-07-21T02:26:03.500

75 Why do researchers need universities? 2017-12-25T11:01:20.583

71 Should I challenge my professor who thinks he's always right? 2014-01-15T04:34:22.973

71 Is generic "thank you" email a waste of time in academia? 2018-02-08T02:17:26.833

66 Is it appropriate to send an email to a professor at the end of the semester thanking them for their teaching? 2015-11-24T02:48:26.307

66 I was sexually assaulted by a professor writing me a LOR for grad-school applications. What should I do? 2016-12-09T09:50:59.997

63 Is it okay if a professor friends a student on social media sites? 2012-05-12T16:32:07.873

63 Is it normal for professors to not have families or not spend time with their families over the holidays, due to pressure of work? 2015-11-30T05:35:11.693

63 What is the point of being the head of the department? 2017-07-20T05:48:37.353

61 My professor gave me a bad grade and wouldn't discuss it further, I think some prejudice may be involved. How should a student proceed? 2014-06-27T06:48:05.990

61 Why do faculty use the software "Blackboard"? 2015-08-27T03:19:07.930

58 Can a professor ask for money directly from students to print out handouts for class? 2017-12-02T19:20:27.153

52 Are relationships allowed between students and faculty? 2012-09-08T14:39:46.777

52 What lessons have you learned over the years as a TENURED FULL Professor that you wish somebody had told you when you started as an Assistant Prof? 2013-02-15T06:00:12.343

52 A professor has offered to send me a hard copy of his new book. Would it be rude to ask for a PDF file instead? 2015-08-04T20:48:08.653

51 Is it normal to feel dread before starting a faculty position? 2014-05-23T11:46:10.870

51 What should be done about a professor who treats foreign students worse than domestic students? 2016-08-16T17:30:57.260

49 How to contact professors for PhD vacancies? 2012-03-28T04:55:08.567

48 Do universities hire graduates from lesser universities 2014-07-07T03:10:16.893

48 What kind of career path might be possible for a professor following a plagiarism scandal? 2014-11-07T03:11:44.360

48 What's the point of maintaining a CV after tenure? 2016-05-01T21:28:12.907

48 Friendship with Professor okay? 2017-10-26T17:12:26.110

48 Why would a professor (say in pure math) want to take PhD students? 2018-02-14T03:07:23.290

46 Why wouldn't a professor allow a student to record audio of his lecture? 2017-02-02T19:57:27.617

45 After my PhD how much salary should I expect as a professor of computer science? 2012-07-09T01:26:27.517

45 Can one excel in graduate school with a demanding family life? 2013-05-02T00:47:04.877

45 What should I do as a TA if the instructor is not teaching properly? 2017-03-13T20:10:37.880

44 OK to ask a professor at my institution with whom I have no previous relationship some questions relating to hobby-project? 2016-06-22T23:12:40.657

44 What does this professor mean by saying "I do not have time to respond" 2017-06-29T02:45:44.203

43 What ratio of PhD graduates in STEM fields ultimately end up as (tenured) professors? 2014-02-26T05:42:24.593

41 How to comfortably interact with famous professors? 2014-11-02T16:22:21.190

41 How can a full professor from a developing country get a job in the United States? 2015-04-21T16:26:20.613

41 Is it acceptable to ask an unknown professor outside my dept for help in a related field during his office hours? 2016-11-04T04:22:56.343

40 Is it permitted to not take Ph.D. students who have girlfriends/are married/don't come in weekends...? 2016-10-08T20:43:41.977

39 What tools make it easy to maintain (or avoid!) the N versions of your CV? 2012-10-22T14:48:06.390

39 How should a student deal with personal criticisms from an assistant professor? 2016-03-22T11:50:28.903

39 Do professors care about their rating on websites such as RateMyProfessor or Koofers? 2017-12-23T06:11:53.880

38 How should I react to seeing another student cheat on an exam? 2015-10-16T02:12:23.533

38 Is it appropriate to ask my professors what they think of me before I ask for letters of recommendations from them? 2016-06-07T13:34:01.813

38 Are professors required to perform research as a necessity to teaching? 2016-06-14T09:32:38.897

38 Is a professor required to provide homework solutions? 2017-03-01T03:55:08.343

38 Is it appropriate for random students to approach professors they admire? 2017-09-15T04:06:52.507

37 Under what circumstances would a professor be offended at students taping or recording his or her lecture? 2014-10-28T04:15:27.747

37 Can a professor influence the graduate admissions committee if he or she is interested in a particular student? 2015-03-29T02:22:22.573

37 How do professors view a student who has good grades but always asks stupid questions? 2016-06-07T12:43:13.860

36 How do I know if I'm good enough to be a math professor? 2014-02-07T13:11:55.697

36 How to deal with a professor skipping his office hours? 2015-03-09T21:21:54.430

36 Should I email old supervisor about my progress? 2016-06-20T21:47:38.400

36 Tenured professor wanting to go back to school for a PhD in a different field 2017-07-29T07:38:09.213

35 How is Google Scholar changing academic evaluation? 2012-07-24T13:35:38.320

35 What to do if one has had an unsuccessful PhD (because of others' fault)? 2013-01-17T10:40:27.763

35 Is there anything wrong with faculty socializing with grad students? 2013-08-15T18:19:00.180

35 Is it considered plagiarism for a professor to use uncited sources in teaching materials? 2014-11-24T07:19:37.377

35 How can PhD student repair relationship with supervisor after PhD student engages in independent research without supervisor? 2015-03-08T13:47:18.257

34 Years ago, a professor agreed to write a LOR, but never sent it. Therefore, I'm not accepted in any school. What can I do? 2014-05-21T21:47:09.410

34 Post tenure job search in the humantities: a waste of time? 2014-08-01T20:40:30.133

33 How should students react to inaccuracies in professors' teaching without causing resentment 2013-11-22T02:54:04.567

33 Do professors work through all the homework problems they assign to students? 2016-04-09T12:24:06.797

33 Is it rude to send my professor a link with teaching advice? 2017-05-03T17:21:52.423

32 Should I let my professor know that I cited a text written by him....that I pirated from online 2015-08-31T07:08:08.503

31 The etiquette of leaving a faculty position 2012-04-17T01:22:47.267

31 Correcting professors' lecture notes 2017-10-27T14:49:38.193

31 Is a professor allowed to ask me what grade I got in a previous class? 2018-01-15T15:35:44.700

30 How common are romantic relationships between faculty and students? 2012-07-24T19:12:42.597

30 How do "lecturers" differ from "professors" in large universities? 2013-02-26T17:01:43.127

30 Are professors at a public university in the U.S. considered to be "employed by the U.S. government"? 2014-09-26T10:38:14.980

29 How much time do professors have to do research on their own? 2014-08-21T23:55:21.020

29 What incentive does a professor have to allow a student to enroll in a course that is already full? 2017-04-26T21:35:59.497

28 Why do some individuals who are productive PhD students at leading Western institutions, then publish infrequently as faculty in their home country? 2015-02-15T22:54:26.217

28 Can I force my professor to give me a copy of his powerpoint presentation? 2015-02-21T04:16:54.557

28 Would a professor write a bad letter of recommendation? 2016-04-29T20:00:41.070

28 Are professors allowed to participate in political activities? 2016-10-11T18:03:16.587

27 How to deal with racial insensitivity in an academic environment? 2013-03-08T06:01:58.383

27 How to handle ego clashes within an academic department 2013-03-18T22:43:40.807

27 How did modern western post-secondary education become tied up with research and publications? 2013-11-19T18:21:45.080

27 How do I stop feeling intimidated by my advisor? 2014-07-31T04:53:17.757

27 Can I call an assistant professor "Professor"? 2015-01-18T19:28:36.020

27 Professor refuses letter of recommendation request 2017-12-30T04:01:33.450

26 How to address a professor in letter? 2013-09-01T11:04:24.100

26 Reference on abuse of stimulant medications among professors to enhance academic performance? 2014-10-02T18:34:09.557

26 Is it OK to call a professor by his first name when he/she signs emails by only first name? 2017-02-03T21:14:46.817

26 Professors meeting undergrads in social events 2017-05-12T19:42:25.343

26 What do I do if a teacher fails me after they said I'd pass? 2017-12-21T12:54:41.287

25 Being harassed by a department chair 2012-04-07T04:47:05.447

25 Are faculty salaries negotiable? 2012-05-29T04:44:56.300