Tag: university

167 University rank/stature - How much does it affect one's career post-Ph.D? 2012-02-15T11:40:09.583

113 Is it ethical/acceptable to give a lighter penalty to students who admit to cheating? 2014-05-13T03:26:35.857

101 Is Academia really just a huge competition? 2015-10-23T03:44:26.837

80 Typical experiences of transgender people in academia? 2013-05-28T00:07:44.977

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

72 Why do you need to study a subject at a university level to teach it at a high school? 2018-02-18T21:19:58.143

68 Didn't pay attention to rules and created an illegal note card for exam? 2014-12-16T06:31:05.973

66 3 3-hour exams in a row with no time in between. What can I do? 2017-01-10T13:36:42.537

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

62 How should bathroom breaks be handled during written exams to avoid cheating? 2014-06-22T15:43:07.447

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

58 Is watching porn in university a crime? 2016-04-06T15:50:11.963

51 Is a university that grants me a PhD for $1000 and a copy of my unpublished book fake? 2014-06-14T19:23:13.200

48 Is education in Europe really this cheap? 2015-07-29T17:45:18.347

48 A university does not allow its employees to use its affiliation on papers done in spare time; how normal is that? 2016-01-28T20:32:04.460

43 Going back to university after suspension, how do I move past the shame? 2014-05-14T21:31:25.640

43 How to move forward following an unpleasant situation with colleagues? 2015-01-19T00:06:12.160

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

41 Reasons for an academic to need administrator rights on work computer 2016-11-20T22:04:02.890

39 Why do universities tolerate uploading papers on their websites? 2013-05-13T08:44:42.857

39 Does wearing a university t-shirt imply that the wearer is affiliated with the university? 2015-03-10T19:48:10.870

38 Am I helping my graduate students too much? 2015-02-06T15:22:49.083

36 How can I sell independently created software to my university? 2015-07-06T18:44:08.520

35 What is being done to make the academic environment more women friendly? 2012-06-23T04:17:28.257

34 Why should (or should not) a university have a policy of not hiring its own PhDs? 2013-04-04T18:04:34.723

34 Is it appropriate for my professor to include gender offensive material that is unrelated to the class subject matter in the course notes? 2015-10-28T18:16:36.807

34 Grounds for an ethics complaint? UK math prof. publicly misrepresenting results from an unrelated discipline 2016-01-31T08:31:08.993

33 Why do universities have to spend money on journals? 2012-04-30T13:40:59.677

32 What is the reason that once a student has passed a university course, the student cannot take the course again? 2017-10-19T07:57:34.337

31 How do I go about publishing a paper without a university affiliation? 2012-09-11T17:50:51.567

31 How to remove gender bias from an academic job search? 2014-09-26T02:09:58.730

30 Why do university campuses have glass blowing services? 2014-05-12T04:50:41.517

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 Any suggestions to create and maintain a good research atmosphere 2012-12-20T06:44:05.600

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

29 Why is salary inversion a problem? 2014-08-28T02:15:38.827

28 Should we translate non-english university names? 2014-03-17T22:32:35.570

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

26 Are there any downsides to receiving BSc, MSc, and PhD all from the same university? 2013-09-24T11:06:28.843

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

25 How does the ranking of a university relate to a future career in mathematics? 2012-09-04T03:01:37.723

25 Reference for annual journal subscription costs paid per university? 2014-10-13T23:24:10.907

25 Do people want to work in overseas branches? 2018-02-21T08:32:59.190

24 What makes securing faculty positions difficult? 2012-07-15T13:37:12.150

24 Coordination of a class taught by different professors: how to be fair to the students? 2012-08-26T18:51:08.810

23 What laws exist in India to protect students from harassment by teachers/professors? 2016-12-22T06:43:40.567

22 How do universities deal with loss in productivity post tenure? 2012-05-08T05:47:41.623

22 Is "working from home" a bad thing in academia? 2012-06-05T06:21:50.703

22 What does "tenure" mean? 2012-08-06T20:40:51.920

22 Are academic indicators (h-index, impact factor, etc) really adopted by institutions? Currently used? And how? 2012-10-25T13:39:40.537

20 Why do US flagship state universities vary so much in quality? 2014-05-19T13:29:28.427

20 Are you allowed to copy text from your Master's thesis into your PhD thesis? 2015-03-12T14:36:28.607

20 Why is the variability in faculty salaries between STEM fields so high? 2015-05-27T15:52:37.750

19 Academic salaries at European universities 2012-02-14T21:22:16.793

19 Attending university as an adult freshman 2012-05-04T03:02:19.977

19 How do you make connections to faculty outside your department? 2013-03-23T18:36:20.880

19 Why are recommendation letters highly relied upon? 2013-09-21T14:53:00.250

19 When is it acceptable to report classmates who cheat on an exam? 2017-10-31T15:07:13.823

18 How good are entrepreneurial opportunities for faculty members? 2012-03-17T19:48:50.560

18 What is the real benefit of tenured positions for universities? 2013-09-17T21:22:16.647

18 H-1B Visa Sponsorship by Universities 2014-05-23T05:12:44.797

18 Advisor moving to a different school, should I move with him? 2016-06-06T21:02:33.257

18 What are the perks of being a tenured professor at U.S. universities, besides having academic freedom? 2016-08-10T00:04:59.300

17 Are European schools experiencing the same cost raise as American schools? 2011-11-07T04:21:54.127

17 How to introduce myself briefly in a get together for new faculty members? 2012-08-25T23:28:20.270

17 How to interview a candidate for a university teaching position? 2012-08-31T21:10:34.743

17 Giving back to alma mater 2013-04-12T15:29:31.420

17 How were people able to graduate with a PhD at a such young age in the past? 2014-11-20T08:23:37.073

17 A professor may have stolen an idea I discussed with him: how to proceed? 2015-05-08T04:18:02.523

17 White supremacists marching at the University of Virginia – does this reflect the university’s attitude? 2017-08-14T08:54:44.363

16 What is the difference between department and faculty? 2013-06-03T10:05:44.513

16 What are the repercussions of a "vote of no confidence" made by faculty? 2014-09-04T09:45:44.380

16 Why do some universities require use of approved suppliers? 2015-10-29T14:26:37.960

16 How can we help cope with sleep deprivation among university students? 2016-02-29T14:02:57.317

16 Why does a university course become defunct? 2016-11-24T21:33:20.600

15 What does it mean by a "research university"? 2013-01-23T16:02:27.857

15 Who should write a recommendation letter? 2013-09-25T09:09:42.557

15 My advisor tried to find my faults and kick me out of the research? 2013-12-20T12:40:54.077

15 Is there a university that has only graduate programs? 2014-06-09T07:47:52.807

14 What is the difference between research intensive vs. research extensive universities? 2012-06-07T14:40:05.310

14 How do you get started organizing a class? 2013-01-10T02:01:48.423

14 Why is Howard University still predominantly black? 2013-04-17T20:25:36.513

14 Does a student need official permission to publish an independent research article with university affiliation? 2013-08-30T16:43:03.593

14 Should a student use the email account provided by the university to communicate with professors? 2013-11-15T00:53:09.587

14 Why do some universities not allow dissertations to be publicly available? 2014-10-21T21:36:48.337

14 Is it possible to survive in university academia without applying for grants? 2015-02-01T14:50:35.050

14 How can an individual stop the university's standards and quality from deteriorating? 2016-02-02T22:16:27.607

14 Should I lead an applause after introducing colloquium speaker? 2016-02-04T16:51:42.500

14 Copyright for lectures, slides and textbook: university or professor? 2016-05-17T14:45:41.887

14 Can a Ph.D. student visit another lab for a week to learn a specific skill/topic? (inside EU) 2016-07-22T07:41:17.037

13 How does a university award honorary doctorate? 2013-04-15T13:33:23.277

13 Why is headhunting uncommon for academic positions? 2013-09-27T07:23:20.357

13 How to find less-competitive faculty positions in the US universities? 2014-04-08T16:24:26.150

13 Can one get a faculty position by posting CV on job websites? 2014-05-29T18:03:00.937

13 I have noticed GPA calculation "bug" in our University, what should I do? 2014-07-15T20:46:21.687

13 Why do some Universities give honorary degrees? 2014-08-25T22:19:54.587

13 Is it usual to use endowed chairs to support deans' administrative duties, rather than faculty's academic work? 2014-09-05T18:22:42.743

13 Is it worth self-funding a PhD to attend a top 10 university? 2014-10-06T21:55:05.190

13 When does a PhD student officially stop being a PhD student? 2016-02-05T05:20:34.317