Editor’s Blog

New findings from the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes For the past decade, my students, colleagues,…

Beyond “how’s it going?”: A new questionnaire assesses mentors’ satisfaction

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Rhodes, J., Schwartz, S., & Wu, M. (2014) Validating a Mentoring…

Why relationships matter

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 In "The Heart Grows Smarter,"  David Brooks discussed the…

Why we need to pressure Congress to pass the Child Protection Improvements Act

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A volunteer mentor from Odessa, Texas was arrested in July for…

A response to the critique of the Brookings Institute report on mentoring

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by Phillip Levine, Ph.D. I am grateful for the attention…

How to win friends and influence mentees

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by Jean Rhodes Nearly 80 years after its publication, Dale Carnegie's How…

Professors Are Prejudiced, Too

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A recent study, conducted by Katherine Milkman and her colleagues,…

Psychological growth in the aftermath of trauma

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by Jean Rhodes The marathon bombing occurred one year…

College admissions and the “rich, inexpressible joy” of mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes In Jon Katz’s book Geeks, he chronicles the…

Expressing (and accepting) gratitude in the new year

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By Jean Rhodes A few years ago, my doctoral student and I…

From Supermarket Tomatoes to Apples: Aligning growth and quality through evidence

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by Jean Rhodes In 2006, David DuBois and I wrote a report about…

Transitioning to adulthood amidst uncertainty: How apprenticeships can help

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by Jean Rhodes Coming of age has never been more confusing.…