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The P-value of People

The prospect of helping patients is what attracted neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon to the field of research, but this semester brought many humbling reminders that it is all too easy to lose sight of the bigger, human picture in translational research.

A gingerbread house made by Veronica Busa.

Holiday Construction and Conversation

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.

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ADHD in a Pandemic

Grace Steward, a third-year graduate student, shares how ADHD impacted her work prior to the pandemic. Because the pandemic has radically shifted how we work, her perspective has changed on how to better accommodate her own disability even after the pandemic has passed.

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Making Cents Out of My Stipend

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.