Finding Your Purpose

By: Ezinne Ofoegbu, North Carolina State University I have a love/hate relationship with conference season. On one hand, attending conferences provides time to reconnect with my scholar-friends, build new connections, and stay current on higher education research. On the other…

ASHE Through the Looking Glass: Comparing Academic Conferences in the U.S. and Korea

By: Bo-Kyung Byun, Seoul National University I had the opportunity to visit a few conferences in Japan and China during my master’s, and distinctly remember being surprised by how incredibly similar they were in overall atmosphere to those held in…

The Role of Reflection and Ethics in Personal and Professional Growth and Identity Formation

By: Kate Antanovich, Pennsylvania State University The question of ethics. I have recently had to do an assignment for my qualitative research class, a research design mockup: rationale, problem statement, data collection methods... As I went down section by section…

A Pedagogical Journey: How Graduate Students Can Define and Actualize their Teaching Approach

By: Jillian Ives, University of Connecticut As a professional academic advisor, I often heard students complain when instructors were ‘too political’ in their teaching, and rumors of instructors who received these kinds of student complaints in their evaluations being pushed…