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January 18, 2020

Check for gender bias in letters of recommendation

Gender bias exists in letters of recommendation, and there are plenty of sources that document this across the years and across STEM fields. Fortunately, there are tools that exist to assist us with reducing the unintentional bias we may include as we write letters for our students and peers.


February 11, 2015

Teaching Professional Skills… asking for letters of recommendation

Here are some tips for how faculty can help students be strategic about who and how they ask for letters of recommendation, and what we can do to help the process.