“Find your passion. Do what makes you happy.” We hear this advice all the time and think, yeah, it would be great to find a career one is passionate about, that makes one happy, pays one well, [...]
North Carolina State University’s athletic teams have a wolf pack as a mascot. “Wolfpack” is obviously not a singular character (which makes creating a mascot tricky but I digress…) but a group [...]
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January’s unofficial mantra is, “New Year, New Me.” Whether you are for or against trendy resolutions, the spirit of self-improvement can be mobilizing. As spring nears and new teaching [...]
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One year into my Ph.D., I began spending my Saturdays alongside twenty remarkable high school students at the Baltimore Underground Science Space (BUGSS). This community biolab in Baltimore [...]
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Based on an interview with Mind Pump, an evidence-based health and fitness podcast that empowers listeners to improve their health through science. For generations, there was really only one [...]
A Path to Science Writing My friend Richard Sima enjoys a good story. He says, “Science stories can be the best stories out there. You learn something new about the universe and your place in it, [...]
By now if you have decided to choose a career in undergraduate teaching, whether you are a doctoral or postdoctoral student your ultimate aim is to find a faculty position in the field of your [...]
How I’m Creating a Dynamic Career as a Dual Storyteller and Scientist, Part 3 of 6: Find Collaborations In Unusual Places
Imagine this: You sit alone in your dark apartment, accompanied only by the glowing green numbers on the microwave. The numbers read 1AM, you yawn incessantly, and your eyes scratch as though [...]