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Daniel Wessel
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74 votes

How to deal with a nosy fellow graduate student?

43 votes

Whether to tell his prospective employer that a new male post doc opposes affirmative action for women in academia?

29 votes

Whether and how to thank a girlfriend or boyfriend in the acknowledgements of thesis?

29 votes

Should I warn colleagues of another colleague's sexism?

24 votes

What is a social strategy I can use to respond to "How's your PhD going?"

15 votes

How to deal with a student who insists on getting a higher grade?

15 votes
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What are the uses of an iPad for an academic staff?

12 votes

How to avoid being falsely accused of harassment by a student?

12 votes
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Writing a thesis acknowledgement: should I address the person as "you" or use 3rd person?

10 votes

My professor and chair of the department traced back a supposedly anonymus course evaluation to me. How to proceed?

9 votes

Should I "offer" something when asking for a letter of recommendation?

8 votes

Why is my mood dictated so much by how well my research is going?

7 votes

How to make a great first impression at a conference?

6 votes

Is it true that PhD students need to work 10-12 hours a day every day to be productive?

6 votes

When to take questions during a thesis defense?

6 votes

How can I get my name removed from the acknowledgments of a published paper?

5 votes
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Should a professor discuss his/her reviews (given by students) in class?

4 votes

My results are different from my original poster title now. How I should prepare the poster?

4 votes

Let's party !: ways to interact with the students similar to "Science Meets Speed Dating"

4 votes

Pitfalls of Academic Blogging

3 votes

Can I lie about my GRE score to get a better letter of recommendation?

3 votes

Should I warn colleagues of another colleague's sexism?

3 votes

What should a student do if a professor agrees to write recommendation, then retracts offer upon realizing he confused the student with someone else?

3 votes

Hiring a PhD student who left another PhD position

2 votes

How to handle off-topic questions during an interview for a PhD/academic position?

2 votes

Tips for introducing a speaker

2 votes

Commissioning artist to make a figure

2 votes

Is it okay to grade some students harder because of their perceived potential?

2 votes

Professor gave me a higher grade than I deserved. What should I do?

1 vote

How to pick a PhD topic?