Liz Homan is a PhD candidate in English and Education at The University of Michigan. You can find her on Twitter at @lizhoman or on her blog, Gone Digital. Emily VanBuren is a PhD student in History at Northwestern University. You can find her on Twitter at @emilydvb or at her [...]
This week we’ve put together wish lists for technology and professionalization, perfect for the grad students in your life. Today our authors focus on their favorite gifts to relieve stress and improve your grad’s personal life.
Katie S. – Bodum Stainless Steel Double Wall French Press Mug: As a caffeine connoisseur who has [...]
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 [...]
Shopping for graduate students can be hard. We’re making it a little easier this week with a series of gift guides for the special graduate students in your life. We’re kicking off our annual gifts for grads week with hot picks for tech gifts from those who are in the know: our very own [...]
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
When applying to PhD programs, I was often advised to consider an acceptance without departmental funding as a polite rejection. I chose to pursue an unfunded PhD regardless. Partly [...]
As a graduate student you’ll have plenty of books to read; some you’ll buy, others you’ll borrow. I personally enjoy spending countless hours mining used bookstores for [...]
My name is Emily, and I’m an evidence hoarder. Really. I’m an historian by trade, and like many other researchers, I have a tendency to accumulate messy [...]
If you’re new to the scholarly digital environment, including the digital humanities or if you’re just [...]
In March I decided that I was going to read more. Despite a heavy workload, I figured there was still time in the day for reading besides journal article after journal article, so I made a goal to read 20 books this year. At the time this seemed impossible, but this week I finished [...]
Starbucks is one of my favorite places to work. Coffee, company, and a relaxing atmosphere help me concentrate and keep focused on my task. As it can be a pain to lug my laptop everywhere, I have a tablet and a mobile phone that I use when working away from my desk. But working on [...]
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