In graduate school, many are us are assigned to teach courses as associate instructors or teaching assistants for the very first time. When I learned that my assistantship included a teaching component, I was both excited and panicked because I had never created a syllabus, designed a lesson plan, or even given a public lecture. Since I knew that a career in academia requires teaching and mentoring, Continue reading
IU really has one of the best research capabilities that you could ever have for a project that you would work on. The great thing about being part of a statewide university system is that you have access to all of the IU campuses just from your computer and requesting it online. Because of the numerous ways in which you might approach your research, IU has already subscribed to so many journals that if you ever wanted to see that study behind a newspaper article, for example, you could do that.
Sometime school can be stressful…okay, school is usually stressful, especially during the week preceding an examination, presentation, or really just any deadline. There are many people to help you de-stress: friends and family foremost. But IU also has several people/places to help too.
One building for sure that has helped me, both body and soul, has been at the IU Health Center.