Category: Resources


How to Find a Program in Informal Science Education…

When I decided I wanted to become a marine biologist, finding a university was easy. UNCW was one of the top programs in the country and when I visited it, I fell in love. When I decided I wanted to be an aquarium educator, finding a program became a lot more difficult. Lucky for you, I’m here to help.

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Why You Need to Backup Your Computer

I recently upgraded my my storage size for iCloud so my computer would automatically backup my all of my files. Last Wednesday, I was very excited I made that decision. I visited a friend while we were in San Antonio and her dog accidentally nosed a glass of water onto my computer. It was immediately lights out. I followed this helpful post on what to do if water gets in your computer. We made a setup using a dog kennel rather than a milk carton but it seemed pretty similar. However, I was sure my computer was done for. This is my excuse for not posting last week. The experience reminded me why it is so important to protect your computer.

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My five top resources for graduate students

Why are we doing a listacle about resources? This week has been super busy between a conference in LA last weekend, preparing for post-interviews, NanoDays next week, and our STEM Education Research Symposium last night.

So I’m a little behind on a blog post for this week. I wanted to write something on the differences between practitioner and research conferences but that may come next week when I have some more time to organize my thoughts. So for this week, I decided to share the top resources I found during my first year of my PhD.

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