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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an academic or professional setting is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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Why is everyone talking about student sexual assault?

Rate this article and enter to winThe evidence is clear: Sexual assault and coercion are common in higher education, and have been for decades. Why have we taken so long to see it?In part,...
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Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent survey by SH101, close to 1,000 students described incidents of racial bias that they’ve observed or experienced, usually in school. We asked students and experts...
Building a better community: How & why to work the small stuff

Building a better community: How & why to work the small stuff

Rate this article and enter to winWhen we talk about sex and romance in our communities, we need to go holistic. This means recognizing the attitudes, assumptions, and expectations that we bring to our...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nationally 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men reported an instance of sexual violenceAccording to Dr. Heather...
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Tame the tension: Science-backed ways to talk it out

Rate this article and enter to win How often are you baffled by someone’s refusal to share (or even see) your point of view? As a species, humans aren’t terribly effective at changing other people’s...
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Lean on me: Using a mentor to support your success

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Lisa T. decided to return to school to pursue her degree through online courses, she felt overwhelmed and nervous. She was worried about managing all of her...
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The balance beam: Prioritizing & managing your time

Rate this article and enter to winElizabeth M., a Texas Ph.D. student, only has time to write her thesis at night. She used to come home from school, head to a bedroom to work,...
What if everyday choices were treated like sexual consent?

What if everyday choices were treated like sexual consent?

Rate this article and enter to winConsent isn’t complicated. But when it comes to sexual consent, some people suggest that it is. If understanding consent were truly so difficult, here’s what our everyday lives...
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30 seconds to make an impression: How to market yourself in any situation

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been asked, “So, what do you want to do with your degree?” or, “What do you do?” These questions can be daunting, but they don’t...