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At the Intersection of Art, Science, and Community

Effective communication is an integral part of both the scientific and research processes, allowing others to validate and build off of past studies and work. Academics, researchers, and scientists are often taught the value of communication in science, though the skills needed to accomplish this in any meaningful way may…

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Resources for Self-Care While Working from Home

This piece is a companion to a post by Kiara Gomez on coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve been working from home for over six weeks–I hope everyone is settling into working, learning, and teaching from home. This is a difficult time for all of us and will be…

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Coping with Stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Trigger Warning: Anxiety, Stress, Mental Health This piece is a companion to a post containing a list of work-from-home resources. We can all say that this has been a particularly long semester for everyone at the Jackson School. We are currently living through a global coronavirus pandemic, and this has…

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Furry Family at JSG

Science Y’all sent out a request to graduate students, faculty, and staff to submit photos of their furry companions, and we received a ton of adorable photos. We needed an extra panel for dogs, but that is okay. The more the merrier! We even had an amazing sketch. Take a…

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Six things that will happen in the first month of your PhD

Emily is a first-year PhD student from Wales, UK. Her research focuses on surface processes on Mars using remote sensing and analogue field sites on Earth. Starting a PhD is a daunting prospect. It’s a looooooooong time, dedicated to the study a very specific topic. It’s made even more daunting…

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