Women in STEM are at a disadvantage at every stage of the academic pipeline and in almost every facet of their careers. Graduate student Veronica Busa reflects on how these statistics motivate her to focus her efforts.
Veronica Busa is a Ph.D. candidate in the Institute of Genetic Medicine. She is a fine-art aficionado with a tea habit and an implacable fondness for bad sci-fi and fantasy novels.
The Peer Collective coordinated a physically distanced gingerbread house decorating event to help bring together students this holiday season. Although the video-based social event was different from previous years, it also brought new opportunities for conversation and connection as attendees showed off their pets and decorations.
It is exciting to take on writing projects, but sometimes they languish, half-finished, until the mad rush right before the deadline. Graduate student Veronica Busa shares five tips to promote ongoing progress towards a writing goal.
Planning a wedding is hard. Canceling it due to a pandemic is harder. Graduate student Veronica Busa lets us in on her wedding journey.
The news often reports the research, but what about the researchers? Student scientists working during the pandemic discuss their new normal.
I am an anxiety baker. Needless to say, isolation in a tiny house with two cats and an unremitting to-do list is an endless well… Read More »Isolation Baking: A Guide for Stress Bakers
Graduate school recruitment is never stress-free. But it can be made easier by focusing on the things that matter and not dwelling on the rest.
Baltimore murals are more than just landmarks. They are also windows into the communities that sponsored them and have deep roots in the neighborhoods’ histories and cultures.
The roles of student, teacher and researcher can be beneficially intersected and balanced at Johns Hopkins, as demonstrated by Meiling May.
As a graduate student with little money and no television, I spend much of my free time walking along the waterfront. One of my favorite… Read More »A Homegrown Solution to a Homegrown Problem