Burn Out

Burn out.It’s a common phrase heard in the hallways of many academic institutions. Burn out has become a major contributor to mental health issues among graduate schools across the country. Driving yourself intensely for an extended period of time can lead to graduate school burn out, and it can last for weeks, sometimes even months. … Continue reading Burn Out

Penn State College of Medicine Students Describe Their Theses…in 20 Words or Less

Last week, in response to this recent post circulating social media, we asked our students: What is the topic of your thesis, in 20 words or less? Here are the responses! I make mutant viruses and utilize drugs to study how herpes simplex virus spreads from the mouth into neurons. -Jillian Carmichael, 4th-year Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. … Continue reading Penn State College of Medicine Students Describe Their Theses…in 20 Words or Less