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.
Jan 13, 2021 No comments
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.
Dec 21, 2020 No comments
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.
Sep 21, 2020
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.
Sep 14, 2020
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.
Aug 24, 2020
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
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.
Mar 6, 2020
As a college student, I had set my sights on making a difference in the research world. I was ecstatic when I was accepted to Johns Hopkins to pursue my graduate degree. However, starting graduate school was difficult for me. I felt constantly behind everyone around me, and it was clear that I was slowly […]
Sep 16, 2019
“Don’t you ever get bored?” It wasn’t a question I’d expected from my high school summer student on her second day in the lab. And I was equally surprised when I found myself saying “all the time.” My recent experience mentoring a student has been rich and rewarding, but not for the reasons I anticipated. […]
Sep 9, 2019