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When the mentee becomes the mentor

On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at my alma mater, Virginia Union University, to science students. Sitting on the panel and subsequently talking to some students afterwards really struck a chord: I am officially a mentor. I realize … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for?

I once heard it said that “Courage isn’t the absence of fear, but the ability to act in its presence.” I wish I could remember the person who wrote it, but I am blanking right now. I had planned to … Continue reading

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Encouragement for those who are in Ph.D. programs

Once upon at time, you started graduate school. You were so excited to come to your institution and to learn and add to the body of knowledge. You had high aspirations of winning a Nobel or a Pulitzer Prize, landing … Continue reading

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