Are Ph.D. candidates students or employees? The answer is a little fuzzy, which makes it difficult to find a work-life balance while pursuing your Ph.D. Here are some thoughts on how we can take back some control.
Despite their divided administrations, the Johns Hopkins history of medicine and history of science and technology departments intersect weekly in their colloquium series, enabling a cross-campus fertilization of the school of medicine and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
Jun 1, 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
Graduate student Bernat Navarro-Serer's Ph.D. wasn’t a reassurance of his professional goals, but instead opened a whole world of career options.
Oct 1, 2019
This summer, I took a road trip that ran through South Carolina and decided to stop by Sumter, a little town where I had lived for a few years as a preteen. Of Sumter’s 40,000 residents, 20.6% live below the poverty line, with a median household income of $38,562. Although the poverty rate in Baltimore […]
Jul 31, 2019
Within the past few years, a growing number of biomedical Ph.D. programs across the country have been ditching the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as an admissions requirement and moving toward a more holistic approach. With arguably little information about each applicant to use for admissions decisions, admissions committees rely on GRE scores as part of […]
Jul 3, 2019
As a fourth-year neuroscience Ph.D. student, I appreciate the variety of topics that lie within the umbrella of the nervous system. Nowhere is this more evident than in the diverse backgrounds and passions of my fellow students. To provide a glimpse into the vibrant world of neuroscience research, and to provide insight to others considering […]
Apr 8, 2019