Flipping the Script: Publicizing the Public Good that College Creates

By: KC Culver, University of Iowa Should everyone go to college? This question has become something of an obsession for me. As a student of higher education, I know that college has a number of benefits. I also know it…

Surviving the First Year of your PhD: Tips & Tools to Stay Organized and Productive!

By Victoria K. Malaney, University of Massachusetts Amherst Starting a doctoral program can be exciting, nerve-wracking, and at times intimidating. It is natural to have feelings of self-doubt particularly in your first semester of coursework. Remember you were accepted and…

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…