Katie Irwin is a guest author and doctoral student in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on rhetoric, gender, and rural reform during the early 20th century. You can find her on Twitter @katieirwin.
I am someone who does the “grad school thing” pretty well. [...]
John Garrison Marks is a guest author and doctoral candidate in history at Rice University. His research examines free people of color and racial identity in Spanish America and the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries. You can find him on Twitter @johngmarks, and at his personal blog johngmarks.com
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 [...]
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, [...]
Christopher Garland is a guest author who is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Florida. He begins his job search in Fall 2013. Visit his website for more information.
Two months ago, on a particularly sweltering afternoon at a large, southern R1 university, I bumped into Arun, a fellow PhD [...]
In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), GradHacker will be publishing articles on Graduate Students’ Mental Health all this week. Want to join the conversation? Use #ghmiaw
Editorial Comment: This article was originally published on September 2, 2013 on Nash Turley’s blog and is republished here in its entirety. Nash Turley is [...]
Kayla P. Solinsky is a guest author who is currently a fourth year PhD candidate in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. You can follow her on twitter at @kayla_paulk or on her blog: http://crackthetower.wordpress.com.
Please allow me to state the obvious: graduate school is one of the most mentally [...]
Chen Guttman is a guest author at GradHacker who is pursuing his PhD at the Raz Zarivach Laboratory in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Chen blogs at benchwise.wordpress.com and tweets from @Benchwise.
Research costs money. Lots of it. The costs can range from a million-dollar piece of state-of-the-art equipment to a month’s [...]
We’ve all been there- the beginning of our PhD journey, when we were still naive enough to believe [...]
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