STEM Grad School Bootcamp: Week 2

This will be part 2 of 4 in a weekly series focused on preparing for graduate school in STEM if you come from a humanities based undergrad or other graduate experience. Please make sure to follow my blog to get the latest update to the series. Now that we have established our ideological framework for… Continue reading STEM Grad School Bootcamp: Week 2

Dangerous Ideas: Should you miss the max number of classes?

Credit: Austrian National Library It is a feeling familiar to any student: You sit through lecture for an approximate eternity, pondering the infinite other ways to spend your time. Maybe you are not one to miss, let alone skip, classes that may cost hundreds of dollars per lecture. Maybe you really want to do well… Continue reading Dangerous Ideas: Should you miss the max number of classes?

Special Topics: Reading Scientific Manuscripts

Photo by Roman Mager on Unsplash “It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.”  - Richard Fenyman Like it or not, publishing a scientific article remains the primary productivity metric for academic researchers. "Publish or perish" is no joke (and the name of… Continue reading Special Topics: Reading Scientific Manuscripts