Dispatches from Ladyblogland: DRAMA!

The ladyblogosphere was shaken to its, well, its something, by Hugo Schwyzer’s announcement that he was quitting the internet.

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Women in Academia: Notes from a New PhD on the Best Advice Received in Graduate School

This space is for discussion about the experiences of women in academia. I try to provide a  broad perspective, but as a lone scientist, unless I hand the microphone over to some other brilliant people, I am only really providing one. Enter Dr. Carly Kocurek, a newly-minted PhD in American Studies. Recently, she reflected on her experiences throughout graduate school, and here is the wisdom she has picked up from years of hard work, hard schooling, kicking butt, and taking names.  Read More Women in Academia: Notes from a New PhD on the Best Advice Received in Graduate School