Funded! Receiving an award letter to graduate school is one of the (hopefully many) highs in an academic’s life.
Over the past summer, I was collecting pilot data for my dissertation project on the locomotion of wild African apes, so I spent my time hiking in the forest and watching mountain gorillas in Volca
I grew up in Phoenix, AZ, specifically in South Phoenix, which is a predominately Mexican-American community. I am Mexican-American.
The month of May is often a whirlwind! Everyone is busy transitioning from the semester to their summer research (or, for the lucky ones, vacation!).
As a grad student you are constantly reminded of the importance of networking. Connections you make today can lead to future research projects and job opportunities.
About this time last year, I faced an all too familiar problem for researchers in our field — I wanted access to specimens that just weren’t readily available. You see, last spring I
Abraham Lincoln, Ludwig van Beethoven, Michelangelo, Charles Dickens, Vincent van Gogh, Winston Churchill, Charles Darwin, and Isaac Newton. What do all these people have in common?
I don’t remember what first motivated me to try yoga, but I know what made me stick with it. It felt good to stretch.