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AWIS-UM Spotlight: Morgan Gingerich

Hi, I’m Morgan! I’m a 3rd year PhD student in the Cellular and Molecular Biology program.  My lab researches diabetes, and my project looks at proteins in the beta-cell, which is a cell that secretes insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. 954 more words

Women In Stem

Thoughts of a Graduate student

22 Thoughts of a Graduate student

  1. Remember when “optional reading” in undergrad meant “yah I am not reading that?”
  2. How much of this reading do I ACTUALLY have to do to understand what is going on?
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Dealing with Negativity

We all know how easy it is to list the negative things about ourselves or the situations that we find ourselves in. “I’m tired, I’m stressed, I don’t want to read the 20 chapters we were assigned this week, I don’t want to meet my group for our project, I gained 5 pounds and it’s stressing me out.” 371 more words

Graduate School

January 21, 1999 - Thursday - 9:58 p.m.

I worked in the bookstore for eight hours today.  Closing time was chaos, but I laughed my way through it and had a blast.  Mom called me yesterday and told me that Cheryl’s fiancé David had been diagnosed with cancer.   235 more words

My First Week of Graduate School

Of course I’m going to write about my first week as a graduate student! Who wouldn’t! That’s rhetorical… don’t answer that.

So… This is going to be shorter than I originally thought but I doubt anyone will mind a shorter read. 303 more words

Life Posts

Welcome Y'all

“To laugh often and much; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. 218 more words


Knowing oneself

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by a new Mindful Path to PhD post! I’ve had many topics come to mind recently, but have been busy adjusting to a new aspect of my daily life, one that has certainly changed my daily routine. 421 more words