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Tilted Axis: Reflections from a Doctoral Student on Higher Education in the Era of Trump

By: Chaunté White , University of Houston The Earth spins on an axis that tilts 23.5° in relation to the sun. This tilt is what gives us seasonal weather patterns and prevents temperature extremes from engulfing the planet. If the…

Learning to Love the Process: Finding Joy in Academic Writing

By: Maureen A. Flint, University of Alabama Entering a PhD program, I did not think of myself as a writer, much less intend to become one. Writing, I thought, was just the output of all the interesting research I was going to do, the…

From Blunders to Blessings: How to Make the Most of The Annual ASHE Conference

By Stephanie Aguilar-Smith, Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University Hola/Hi, We’ve probably never met, so I’ll introduce myself with this short description. I’m 5’3, slight framed, wear oversized circular, gold-rimmed glasses, and my style may easily be described as…

ASHE 2018 Graduate Student Session – Woke Scholarship and Self-Care: Strategies for Graduate Student Community and Endurance

Friday, November 16, 3:15-4:30pm, Florida Salons I & II Description: In this student-centered panel, graduate students will discuss the various strategies they employ to navigate their academic trajectories. By sharing self-care strategies, discussing the importance of social support, and talking…

ASHE 2018 Graduate Student Session – Scholars Who Lunch: Newly Minted and Early Career Scholars

Saturday, November 17, 12:00-1:15pm, Grand Salon E Description: The purpose of the roundtable session is to engage graduate students in productive and practical conversations about completing the dissertation, searching proactively on the job market, and the variety of transitions that…

ASHE 2018 Graduate Student Session – Office Hours: Conversations with Advanced Scholars and Practitioners

Thursday, November 15, 2:15-3:30pm, Grand Salon E Description: The purpose of this roundtable session is to engage graduate students with advanced scholars and practitioners about their research, career choice, and experience within the field of higher education. Graduate students can…