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Jeffrey J Weimer
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  • Huntsville, AL, USA
63 votes

Just started a postdoc, but it went REALLY bad, REALLY fast. Stay or go?

29 votes
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What should I do about students' grammar mistakes?

27 votes

My university requires that I take attendance. How should I treat students who arrive late to class?

26 votes

How to deal with incompetent PhD student as an undergrad

13 votes

Retract an already submitted recommendation letter (written for an undergrad student)

12 votes

Should I send professors money for illegally downloading their books?

12 votes
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Cannot complete thesis and blocked to go non-thesis. What other avenues towards a degree exist?

11 votes

Ending a Collaboration?

11 votes

The best way to prepare an undergraduate student before entering scientific research

10 votes

Asking previous advisor for a better letter of reference

9 votes

Teaching a class likely meant to inflate the GPA of student athletes

9 votes

How to prevent having prospective students use me for free help, and then ghost me to go to another university

9 votes

Reviewer changed their mind after positive earlier feedback

8 votes

How to respond to a reviewer's comment when he is asking for experimental data but your paper is based on theoretical calculations?

7 votes

How to cope with regret and shame about not fully utilizing opportunities during PhD?

6 votes
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How important is the TOEFL speaking score?

6 votes
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A paper was published with material from my thesis without my knowledge: Correction or Retraction?

5 votes

Motivate students to work on exercises if solutions are provided

5 votes

Is it a bad sign? Search committee did not ever reach out to references, even before and after campus visit

5 votes

Where can an academic put their lecture slides for posterity?

5 votes

What should I do when my students use their phones in class?

4 votes

Writing homework essay anonymously to avoid controversy

4 votes

PhD student wanting to do "the minimum required"

4 votes

Is it ethical to give a final exam after the professor has quit before teaching the remaining chapters of the course?

4 votes
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Former collaborator presenting joint research as his own

4 votes

I'm required to apply to multiple projects but I'm interested in only one

4 votes

What is a good academic word for "verifiable by scientific data or experiments"? Is "empirical" a suitable word for that?

3 votes

How to take notes during lecture properly?

3 votes

I'm an undergrad student but I'm co-authoring a paper at a company I work at, what's my affiliation?

3 votes

What statistics should I disclose when giving grades to students?