S.M.A.R.T. Goals, Mentor Maps, and Values: Developing Your Professional Identity

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Crafting Clear Communications

Career Paths

Crafting Clear Communications

Almost every communication can be broken up into three parts: the sender, the message, and the receiver. Its effectiveness depends on whether the sender and receiver understand the message the same way.

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

Lab Life

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 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.

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.

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Wellness

Imposter Syndrome and the Graduate School Experience

Though impostor syndrome isn’t recognized as a mental disorder, it can have a real impact. As graduate students, we should realize that we are not alone in our struggles and learn to survive while being mindful of the societal biases that pressure us.

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