Author Archives: Claudia Farber (Guest)

Survive Grad School Essay Project Launches

From the project newsletter via Dean Harvey Waterman:  “The Survive Grad School Essay Project launched a year ago.The project collects essays that show how authors’ experiences prior to, or outside of, grad school helped them to develop the knowledge, skills, … Continue reading

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Rutgers Recreation

Rutgers Recreation offers over 200 classes, trips, and workshops in activities such as dance, yoga, swimming, scuba diving, sports, group fitness, wellness, rock climbing, and techniques for taming stress. Try classes for free Sept. 8 through 14. Get the details and … Continue reading

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Advice in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Following is a link to a recent article in the Chronicle’s Vitae Making It Through Grad School: The Vitae Primer Debating whether or not to go? Already there, and just looking to survive? Either way, here’s a look through our … Continue reading

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Workshop Podcasts Now Available

In response to requests, selected Project AGER workshops will now be recorded, when feasible, and posted on the new “Podcasts” page on this blog. Two podcasts are now available:  Turning your dissertation into a book or article, presented by Chie … Continue reading

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Workshop: How to turn your Dissertation into a Book or Article

This interactive workshop is organized and sponsored by the Graduate School-New Brunswick and Project AGER (Advancing Graduate Education at Rutgers) and will be presented by Rutgers faculty members from the social science and humanities disciplines.  RSVP not required, but preferred. … Continue reading

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Event: Kickstarter School

Kickstarter School: A workshop for scientists, engineers, and educators at the New York Academy of Science, Feb. 13

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