Having to conduct three rotations across various labs for the first year of my human genetics Ph.D. experience has been both an exhilarating and arduous… Read More »Finding Mentorship As an Underrepresented Scientist
Would a union help graduate student workers at Hopkins? @GraciousSteward examines a graduate student union contract negotiated by the same union that @TRUhopkins proposes graduate workers join.
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.
Adapting to her new environment in grad school has not only required Riley Bannon to learn new things, but also unlearn the way she thought about education and success.
Graduate students must pass a challenging oral exam to advance in their Ph.D. program. How can they navigate this checkpoint during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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.
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.
Soon, there will be an exciting and different twist on the traditional Ph.D. training environment: XDBio — the Cross-Disciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences.
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.
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… Read More »Culture Shock: My Experience with Classism in Higher Education