As we turn the final corner toward the end of the semester, we’re taking a minute out of our busy writing, reading, and grading schedules to really reflect on what we’re thankful for this holiday season. Here’s wishing you and yours a very happy and safe Thanksgiving (and a belated one to our […]
Liz Homan is a doctoral candidate in the Joint Program in English and Education at The University of Michigan. Her research focuses on secondary teachers’ digital practices and social networks. You can find her on Twitter at @lizhoman or on her blog, Gone Digital.
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This week, GradHacker ran it’s very first photo contest. We asked our readers to submit photos of their workspaces: the good, the bad, the ugly, and you responded in force! We saw libraries filled with books, pets in baskets and on windowsills, hacked standing desks (one with a treadmill!), re-purposed thrift store finds, shared desks, messy desks, […]
Today is the third day of our “Share your Workspace” GradHacker photo contest. From now until Nov 21st (11:59 pm EST) you can submit photos of your workspace(s) to win one of five fabulous prize packages from our sponsors. Winners are selected based on number of public votes, so be sure to share your […]
Today marks the first day of our “Share your Workspace” GradHacker photo contest. From now until Nov 21st (11:59 pm EST) you can submit photos of your workspace(s) to win one of five fabulous prize packages from our sponsors. Winners are selected based on number of public votes, so be sure to share your workspace […]
When people ask me what I actually do all day, I tell them: I sit and read. I also sit and write, and I also sit-while-driving. The demands of my scholarship require […]
Natascha Chtena is a PhD student in Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. You can follow her on Twitter @nataschachtena.
As long as you are pursuing a PhD, most people assume that you love or at least like teaching. Pressure increases if your degree is in the humanities […]
“Skill is the result of deliberate, consistent practice. And in early stage practice, quantity and speed trump absolute […]
There is no denying that the modern academic pursuit requires a LOT of chair time, most likely while next to or staring at a […]
University campuses can be like mini-communities unto themselves. They have recreation centers, dining halls, libraries, computer labs, and much more. But most students are unaware of […]
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What would you say to your first-year graduate self? Regina S. Carter would say, "Speak truth in love," among other… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Regina Carter to her past self: "I know you agreed to give up six plus years of your life for minimum pay, maximum… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Once the Ph.D is over, it is sometimes easier to see your time in graduate school more clearly. Regina S. Carter sh… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…