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The second and third guest posts on applying to STEM graduate school are now up on Aaron Long’s blog, The Doctoral Road: Part II and Part III. Head over there to learn more!
I was contacted by fellow blogger Aaron Long of The Doctoral Road to write a series of guest blog posts. The Doctoral Road covers topics on graduate programs in the humanities, and Aaron asked that I give the STEM perspective. … Continue reading
Earlier this year I accepted a postdoctoral position at North Carolina Central University, a historically black university (HBCU) in central Durham. I spend 75% of my time performing research in the lab of Dr. Jodie Fleming, and 25% of my … Continue reading
I am a finalist in the NSF Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge. A copy of my proposal, “Creating a Cooperative Environment for Graduate Studies and Career Preparation,” appears below. If you like my ideas and would like to show your support, … Continue reading
A couple weeks ago, a fellow graduate student and I participated in NC DNA Day, which is a yearly event to promote science education in public schools. The UNC School of Medicine sponsors this day of outreach as well as … Continue reading
It seems like science deadlines always coincide with busy times in your life. That is certainly true at the moment as I’m working to finish my first draft of a textbook chapter while still getting my ducks in a row … Continue reading
I recently reviewed the book Higher Education? (see it here). The authors expect colleges to perform very specific duties for their students. Most of their focus is on a true liberal arts education to expand students’ minds and thinking. Students should discuss … Continue reading