Challenges are inevitable, particularly for those working in STEM fields. Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane shares a story that demonstrates how to recognize strategic inflection points and emerge more resilient than before.
A Day in the Life
April is Financial Literacy Month! Contrary to popular belief, there is no income requirement to set financial goals. Graduate student Taylor Evans shares two ways she has improved her financial literacy to reach her financial goals with her stipend.
Apr 9, 2020
Around the time I started working in my thesis lab, a new postdoc from central Nepal, named Surya, also joined the group. He had just completed his Ph.D. in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of the ENCODE consortium project to annotate the human genome and was assigned to work with me on a project developing polygenic […]
Mar 18, 2020
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a graduate student in possession of a stipend must be in want of free food. It is this fact that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) uses to draw students to their multitude of events, but there is more to the GSA than you may expect.
Feb 28, 2020
Picking a thesis lab can be a daunting task. To increase the likelihood of a positive Ph.D. experience, most programs require students to test the water through rotations. I can’t speak to the structure of other programs, but in the Cellular and Molecular Medicine program, we have a class dedicated to professors and their research. […]
Feb 18, 2020