Skating is something I learned to do by falling on the ice — a lot. When I was a junior in high school, I joined the JV hockey team, without really knowing how to ice skate. The very first thing I learned was how to fall safely on the hockey pads. Even so, I was […]
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.
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.
This year, virtual conferences are the new normal. How do you get the most from this type of scientific event? Graduate student Stephanie Yang reflects on what she learned from her first virtual conference.
Completing your thesis project feels like chasing a moving target. So does entrepreneurship. Graduate student Taylor Evans shares five parallels between Ph.D. and entrepreneurial journeys.
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.
For a career in science, well-written papers, grants and presentations are a must. Learn how neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon started a free editing service for the Hopkins community.
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.
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.