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It’s summer break! Even though that only means more work and fewer classes for graduate students, you still deserve a chance to relax. Cincinnati has a lot to offer during this time of year. So take a short break from your research, thesis/dissertation writing, teaching and/or summer job to have a little fun. Check out a few of our suggestions.
Are you new to Cincinnati? Is your current apartment or roommate driving you nuts? Are you having a rough time finding a place to live? You’re probably losing sleep thinking about the fact that you’re either going to be homeless or living somewhere unsuitable in a month, but don’t give up hope quite yet. There are tons of resources out there that can help you find your new (happy) home in no time.
Gavin D’Souza, a mechanical engineering student, was recognized for his outstanding master’s thesis work at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools’ annual meeting in April. His thesis, “Influence of Serial Coronary Stenoses on Diagnostic Parameters: An In-vitro Study with Numerical Validation,” addresses a critical issue that arises with certain cases of heart disease: When a patient has multiple blockages in their coronary artery, how can doctors accurately diagnose the severity of each blockage?
In graduate school and postdoctoral positions, it’s hard to make fitness a priority—sometimes it seems impossible. However, keeping active benefits both your physical and mental health. Take a look at our suggestions for how to work some physical activity into your busy schedule.
Jeff Brewer, a doctoral student in geography, has been hard at work researching water management techniques at the Yaxnohcah Maya site in southern Campeche, Mexico. Take a look at the research that earned him the National Science Foundation's Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant!
With all the time you put into your academics and research, how much time do you spend planning how to leverage your experience into a career? Not all students and postdocs get the same level of guidance when it comes to career advising and developing skills necessary for the workplace. This is where an Individual Development Plan comes in.
UC's Career Development Center is a great resource for all graduate students. Check out their page for great tips on resumes, interviews and much, much more. They also offer workshops to help you prepare for the future.