Five Heads Are Better Than One: The Role of a Personal Board of Directors

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The Benzine: A Graduate Student–Led Zine Celebrating Art and Chemistry

Lab Life

The Benzine: A Graduate Student–Led Zine Celebrating Art and Chemistry

We are proud of how The Benzine has highlighted the broadness of our community, and we hope our work will inspire you to indulge in your own creativity or, even better, produce your own zine celebrating art, science, and diversity in your community.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Students, Staff, and Faculty Fight Racism and Perfunctory Campus Change

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Students, Staff, and Faculty Fight Racism and Perfunctory Campus Change

Despite academia’s commitment to truth¬—Veritas, as Harvard would say—racism lives within our hallowed halls. Sometimes we can see it as we pass it by. Sometimes it opens doors. Sometimes we encounter it and struggle to pass. Sometimes—and most insidiously—it is structural, stretching above our heads, holding up the roof and walls, something we could see if only we ever cared to look up.

The Critical Importance of Wellbeing in Professional Development

Wellness

The Critical Importance of Wellbeing in Professional Development

In science, when a project stalls, it is important to reach out to others to make it progress again. We might embrace the same attitude when tackling our own health challenges and take advantage of trusted friends and professionals as needed.

Career Paths

“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” Finding Your Career Path As a Scientist

It’s happened. You’re almost grown up. Now what do you do? Click here for help with determining your career direction.

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Career Paths

When One Door Closes, Make Another

A scientific writer who created personal success during the 2008 global financial crisis shares her story of creating a new door to a vibrant career after the door to her planned career closed.

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