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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

Jan 9, 2019

A conversation recapping the Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators highlights important topics that are applicable in every aspect of our lives and careers.  In this episode with Latane Brackett, we discuss how entrepreneurial thinking has a direct relationship with mentoring, feedback and conflict...

Dec 26, 2018

January is National Mentoring Month and mentoring expert Dr. Beronda Montgomery shares thoughts on mentoring from her two unique perspectives:  a principal/primary investigator (PI) and a biologist who shares 'life lessons from plants".

We discuss:

--the importance of delineating the role of the PI into mentor and...

Oct 31, 2018

We learned about the 5 W's in grade school English as an approach to writing.  A hallmark of a good story meant that we answered the Who, What, Where, When and Why questions. 

In this episode, I use simple 5 W questions to share advice, challenge and encourage those in STEM graduate programs.


Why are you in graduate...

Oct 24, 2018

True to Entropia's meaning, today's episode are random thoughts, but intended to be an encouragement to all who listen!

Oct 10, 2018

She's always been about the SMARTs, so it's no surprise that Dr. Sherry Marts is doing what she has always done since her graduate school years at Duke- being an advocate.   Over the past few years, Sherry has been raising the awareness about harassment at scientific meetings, and providing the training...