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   Purpose: Strategizing

Mindmapping is a tool to use when exploring an idea or concept in depth.   Peter Redstone and Martin Bloxham shared it as part of the strategic thinking sessions for the Leopold Leadership training.

7 Tidbits for Better Blogging

Kevin Krizek retrojects for the Leopold community some tips on blogging effectively; including "keep it simple" and "write to your reader".

Setting Expectations for Graduate Students

Purpose: Guideline template for advising prospective graduate students
Audience:  Faculty who mentor graduate students (Masters' and PhD. levels)

Lessons from the Blogosphere: An Ecologist's Perspective

2008 Leopold fellow Luis Zambrano offers insights on the motivation behind starting a blog as an ecologist, and shares his personal editorial standards and practices as a blogger.

Running a Department Retreat

Are you designing a department retreat? Karen Holl provided tips about running department retreats and meetings most efficiently at the All Cohort Reunion in 2012.