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  • Chicago, IL, USA
230 votes

Is it appropriate to email a professor with a simpler solution than the one she provided?

125 votes

My math students consider me a harsh grader. Is my teaching attitude wrong?

102 votes

Why do researchers sometimes use extremely complicated English sentences to convey their meaning?

90 votes

Should I warn colleagues of another colleague's sexism?

88 votes

Is it unethical of me and can I get in trouble if a professor passes me based on an oral exam without attending class?

84 votes

Should I take threats from a former professor seriously?

75 votes

How to detect cheating when students take online quizzes or exams from home?

69 votes

Does it make sense to reward the entire class with better grades if (and only if) no cheating is detected?

57 votes

Should I tell students that it's my first time teaching the course?

50 votes

Creating a permanent URL to put in a publication

45 votes

Criticizing other people's figures on my webpage

45 votes

I feel like male professors don't feel comfortable taking me as a student. How should I address this problem?

44 votes

How to reply to an email from a student who wants a reply instantly?

36 votes

Advisor professor asks for my dissertation research source code

35 votes

Religious supervisor wants to thank god in the acknowledgements

33 votes

Referee wants me to add a plot – because the paper has none

32 votes

How to proceed after being threatened and treated poorly by university faculty after reporting physical assault?

30 votes

Do new professors typically get paid for course prep done prior to starting their job?

27 votes

How can I avoid being "the negative one" when giving feedback on statistics?

26 votes

Mistook new faculty member to be a student, how big a faux pas is it?

24 votes

How to write tedious algebraic manipulations

22 votes

Tips for work-life balance when doing postdoc with two very young children and a one hour commute

22 votes

How can I get a reference letter if I was never "close" to any professors?

21 votes

How to professionally handle sexist remarks by a student?

21 votes

Asking a professor if you would be able to manage the material in their graduate course given lack of background

21 votes

Getting married abroad on August 21st, job begins on August 23rd. What do I do?

20 votes

Supervising a lazy BSc student

20 votes

Journal requires permission to acknowledge people: person not replying

20 votes

How do I talk to my professor about my anxiety/depression?

19 votes

Should I retake my A minus class in my last semester?

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