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Meet Our Bloggers: Mike Curran

Welcome to the Jungle, we got fun and games! Oh Axel Rose, you are a true poet for the ages. But not really applicable in this scenario. More appropriate might be, Welcome to Ann Arbor, we’ve got great food and Ph.D.s. Doesn’t really roll off the tongue...

Grad in the Sun

The following is a transcript of a Gmail chat between Shweta, a student blogger and Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics and Natalie Bartolacci, Academic Program Officer at Rackham Graduate School. Natalie: Hi Shweta! Now that summer has officially started, I thought we...

Stretching the Student Dollar

Not all of us come with the kind of privileged backgrounds of “Gossip Girl,” who might actually not be attending graduate school in the first place! I thought a blog post on how to survive on a student budget might be helpful for students in graduate...

Stumbling Through the GSI Experience

I was left red-faced one afternoon last semester. It was after an office-hour session in which a student had pointed out some mistakes I had made while grading his assignment, making no effort to hide what he thought of me. As a first-time GSI, such moments presented...

Open Sesame

When the semester gets to a point where I find myself unable to face my books any longer, I shut down my laptop (along with the 20 or so unread tabs on my browser) and stroll over to one of my favourite places in Ann Arbor–the Dawn Treader Book Shop. Housed...