Archive for May, 2014

May 29, 2014

This is your mind on grad school: The state of graduate student mental health at UC Berkeley

By Carl Gustafson Carl Gustafson

Editor’s note: This article was first published in the Spring 2014 edition of the Berkeley Science Review. It has been re-posted to the Mayo Clinic Diversity in Education blog with the direct, written consent of the original authors. You may view the original article here.   This is your mind on grad school: The state of […]

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May 22, 2014

Finding a science Profession, or What do I want to be when I grow up?

By Andrew M. Harrison Andrew M. Harrison

By Stephen C. Ekker, PhD High angst for a PhD student in life sciences today. From the mea culpa ‘Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws’ in published in PNAS by Drs. Alberts, Kirschner, Tilghman, and Varmus, to the high uncertainty of public funding of science, it is understandable – and very appropriate – […]

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May 19, 2014

Perception vs. Reality: The LGBTI Struggle and Experience

By Carl Gustafson Carl Gustafson

By Carl T. Gustafson and Andrew M. Harrison Last Tuesday, the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s Office for Diversity held its third Discussions in Diversity event. The four panelists were Ann M. Farrell (Mayo Clinic Librarian and Secretary of Mayo Clinic’s LGBTI Employee Resource Group), Joseph D. Gallego (student, Mayo Medical School), Dr. Stacy A. […]

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May 8, 2014

Completing your Ph.D. Thesis

By Danielle Miranda Danielle Miranda

Time vanishes so quickly! While you’re busy with experiments, reading journal articles, and preparing for presentations, the home stretch reaches you before you know it. Now it is time to write your thesis and defend your dissertation. We have advice and perspectives from Mayo Graduate School (MGS) graduates and faculty to give insight into preparing […]

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