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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

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...


Oct 3, 2018

On a recent trip to the local library with my niece and nephews, I noticed a sign on the shelf entitled Five Finger Rule. Since children are often drawn to books because of pretty pictures and bright colors on the cover, this guide is used to help the young [new] readers determine appropriate books for their reading...


Sep 19, 2018

Dr. Karita Ambrose spent her entire undergraduate career doing research and continued on to receive a PhD in Biology.  Her thoughts were on a life in academia and teaching and found the perfect post-doc that combined her love of research and teaching.  But then, she did what many of people shy away from when it comes to...