Meet Your Graduate School: An Interview with Sheila Dooley

This week we are talking to Sheila Dooley, the Graduate School’s Assistant to the Dean and Vice Provost. Sheila joined the Graduate School in November 2019 after moving from California and has quickly become a passionate Baylor supporter.  As the Assistant...

How Do I Know if I Should Drop Out of Graduate School? An Interview with Associate Dean Sara Dolan

This is not a popular topic of conversation, especially at a university that just hit R1 status in no small part due to strong graduate student statistics. But after wrapping up a whole series on prioritizing mental health, establishing work/life boundaries, and...

How To Conference Badly (But Please Don’t!)

On October 18th from 9-10am, the Graduate School will be hosting a workshop on the topic of “Conferencing Well.” In light of this upcoming workshop, we thought we’d re-share an oldie but a goodie from our former Associate Dean of Professional...

Graduate Pathways for Success: How to Create a Poster Presentation

With both the October GPS workshop on “Conferencing Well” (October 18th, register here) and the Fall 2022 Graduate Research Showcase on the horizon (October 20th, submit your proposal here), it’s important to set yourself up for success when publicly...

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

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