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Abigail Richard is what you might call a math nerd, and she’s proud of it. She’s a mathematical sciences PhD candidate doing research in geometric analysis. However, her true passion is for teaching. Learn how the Preparing Future Faculty graduate certificate program helped her improve her teaching abilities (with higher teaching evaluation scores to show for it) and equipped her with new tools for engaging and motivating students.
You’ve worked hard on your path to a master’s or doctoral degree, and receiving a prestigious award from the president could be the icing on your graduation cake. The 2018 Presidential Medal of Graduate Student Excellence is an award given to three students who best exemplify the university’s core values of scholarship, leadership, diversity and engagement. If you graduated in the summer or are planning to graduate this academic year, you could be one of the select few graduate students honored by President Pinto with this award. Applications are due by November 30.
The end of the semester can be scary for even the most experienced grad student. The weeks of November are typically marked by intimidating projects, reports and exams, which hold sway over final grades. A good outcome is very much possible, but only if we give ourselves what we need. And amid all the stress and work, it’s very easy to forget what we need. Here are some self-care reminders.