There is a big difference between the research posters we make in graduate school compared with our seventh grade science projects. Some of us, [...]
Laura Mitchell is a guest author and an M.A. candidate in Public Humanities at Brown University. You can find her on Twitter @lb_mitch.
It’s not news that boundaries are blurring between the academy and practitioners in non-academic settings. From the ever-expanding alt-ac and post-ac conversation to trends in engaged scholarship, the ability [...]
Every semester I try to find new ways to improve the way I write and teach. In previous years I’ve committed to learning Photoshop to create better [...]
One of the best aspects of earning a graduate degree is obtaining a high level of specialization in niche areas [...]
Erin Bedford is a PhD student in Nanotechnology Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University (Paris VI) in a co-supervised program. You can find her on Twitter at @erinellyse.
If you’re currently doing a PhD in a STEM field and don’t intend on staying in academia, you’re not alone. [...]
“Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham, www.phdcomics.com. Used with permission.
Maybe you [...]
If you’ve been following academics on Twitter of late, you may have noticed an outpouring of feelings this month surrounding the annual MLA Convention, the conference for academics [...]
Earlier this week, our authors put together a list of some of the top tech gifts for grad students. Today, they’re focusing on gifts to make the path to professionalization as a graduate student that much easier.
Ashley – Custom Business Cards: One of the most basic ways to network and make an [...]
I got lucky with my graduate institution and cohort, where elitism is somewhat unfashionable. However, as a first generation college student entering graduate study, I still struggled with the secret [...]
Andrea Zellner is a Phd student in the Ed Psych/Ed Tech program at Michigan State University. She can be found on Twitter at @AndreaZellner.
As Phd students, it is common that we are expected to join the ranks of working academics in peer reviewing for conferences and journals. While the logistics of this [...]
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