Career Path Diversification: Why to Consider Alt-Ac with Dr. Julia Daniel, Part One

This post is based off of a podcast series that Dr. Julia Daniel did for the Baylor Graduate School back in early 2021. This first post will cover the historic and economic reasons for the state of the academic job market and what applying for an academic job actually...

How and Where I Write: Interview with Ryan Ramsey

For our first graduate student interview, we sat down with Ryan Ramsey, a third-year PhD student in Religion. Ryan studies World Christianity and Pentecostalism. He holds a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School (’19) and a BA from Lee University (’14)....

Where to Work in Waco Part One: Co-Working Spaces

You’ve tried a number of spots around campus, but there are undergrads everywhere (is no place sacred?!?). You’ve tried the GRC, but it’s a little too clinical a vibe for you. You want a quiet space to call your own and to reach that deep-work state...

Finding Your People in Graduate School: A Series

This month on BearTracks, we’re going to be hearing from a number of graduate students from different fields talk about the process of finding their people. Some of these stories will talk about finding your people in academia, like making friends in your...