Nayyirah Waheed’s quote “I have always been the woman of my dreams” has been one of my favourite sayings ever since I read it for the first time. It made me wonder whether I was becoming the woman of my dreams, and what criteria one must check off to achieve that level of self-approval. The… Read More I am the woman of my dreams
In this third installment of the More Than a Student interview series, we talked about how home brewing works, the merits of vinegar in pickles, and the explosive risks of fermentation… Read More More Than a Student: an Interview with a Home Brewer and Fermenter
March break happens not only to university students, but also, as you can remember, to very young students in primary school. Like my 5 years-old kid. To have fun that week, my two children and I spend some time in the Rockies to ski with my dad. That was challenging and fun (and exhausting). Then,… Read More Kid in the office
A few months ago I wondered if there is a right age to be a graduate student. However, as my fellow blogger Sophie reminds us here and here, each of us is more than a student, and there are other things in our lives beside being a student here and now: Family, friends, sports, art, views… and… Read More Is there a right age to save the world?
In this second installment of the More Than a Student interview series, we explored what the Science & Policy Exchange does; what are some perks of getting involved; and how grad students and postdocs can get involved with this student-run nonprofit organization.… Read More More Than a Student: an Interview with the Science & Policy Exchange VP Member Relations
In this interview with Let’s Talk Science McGill coordinators, read about their involvement in science outreach and how graduate students – of any field of study! – can get involved… Read More More Than A Student: an Interview with the Let’s Talk Science McGill Coordinators