Communication and Confidence in Response to (Un)Constructive Criticism

By: Marie C. Martin, University of California, Riverside What follows is an account of a less-than-enjoyable, skin-thickening experience and a lesson in audience etiquette, constructive criticism, power dynamics, and the value of a good session chair. I throw in a…

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Diapers, Dissertation, and Driver’s Ed: Eight Suggestions for Navigating Life as a Grad Student Parent

By: Renata Opoczynski, Paul Artale, and Joy Milano Many of us begin our doctoral journey ambitious and eager to sprint towards finishing our degree while hopefully having some free time to binge watch Netflix. For those of us who are…