Meet Your Graduate School: An Interview with Dr. Becca Cassady

Today we’re interviewing Dr. Becca Cassady. She joined the Graduate School in 2022 as the¬†Dissertation, Thesis, and Graduate Writing Center Program Director. In her current role, she¬†directs a team of graduate writing consultants from across disciplines as they...

Meet Your Graduate School: An Interview with Dr. Bill Hockaday

We sat down with Dr. Bill Hockaday this week to talk about his role in the Graduate School. Dr. William Hockaday is the Associate Dean for Research. His work supports graduate student research, teaching, and scholarship through courses, tools and resources for...

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...