"Introducing Scholars at Risk" (4.54 m)
Scholars at Risk (website) is "an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom."
- It focuses on protection, advocacy, and learning.
1. Protection: "Scholars at Risk protects scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being by arranging temporary research and teaching positions at institutions in our network as well as by providing advisory and referral services.
Academics Without Borders (website) "help[s] developing countries improve their universities so that they can train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their countries’ development."
- "Academics Without Borders’ projects are involved in the full range of university activities from expanding and improving existing institutions and programs to helping create new ones."
A. Six Principles (from "About")
"Your Bag of Apples -- Set Realistic Goals" (post) uses the analogy of "people who try to pack 10 pounds of apples into a 5-pound bag" to offer life-balance advice for graduate students (and instructors) on how to " pick the best apples" and accomplish your goals while avoiding burnout.
A. TL;DR Version