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Research topics on transport and traffic in the Philippines?

I noticed that this site has received a lot of hits for inquiries regarding undergraduate research topics. While we at UP have yet to start our first semester of the academic year 2015-2016, other schools have already started their semesters, trimesters or quarterms. 540 more words


Question from Reader: Difficult Relationship with PhD Advisor

A reader — PhD Student — has recently written to me, asking for advice about the situation with her PhD advisor, which has become very difficult: 2,597 more words

Comforting Like a Frostbite on a Scorching Hot Day

How do you comfort someone you care about? For the longest time, I didn’t know how. It was somewhere between my best friend’s fourth breakup and third makeup with her boyfriend that I understood what comforting was really about. 199 more words


Student Loans

Student loan debt has been getting a good deal of attention lately, which is good.  For too long, colleges (and the public beyond) ignored how much debt students were having to take on to complete a college degree.  1,087 more words

Being an approachable advisor

As an undergraduate, I was mentored by amazing researchers who are wonderful teachers, advisors, and communicators. Without them, I would not have become a scientist or professor and I am so thankful. 615 more words



Have you started to think about the Fall 2015 semester? If not, it’s time to get busy, classes begin Monday, August 17th! It might seem like you have quite a bit of time but there are some things you might need to take care of before then.  147 more words

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