...Then with a 4-year old in preschool, I decided to quit my job, take a 50% pay cut, uproot my family, and move to a city where we knew no one to pursue a PhD....
While those who know me realize how private I can be, I’d like to share some of my personal experience as a first-generation PhD student in my family; in particular, one who against societal odds happens to be black and male.
GDBBS alumnus Charles Wright, Ph.D. is bridging the gap between research and policy, and believes “Science can do good in the world, and we need more people to spread that message.”
What makes a successful graduate school experience? As alumni, what skills and tools were necessary for real career success?
What if we could predict whether someone would be re-incarcerated by scanning their brain? What if you hear voices but aren’t bothered by it? What is your dog thinking? These are some of the main questions raised at this semester’s Neuroethics and Neuroscience in the News series.
Since its start in 2008, the GIVE (GDBBS Involved in Volunteerism at Emory) organization has provided students with opportunities to expand beyond the molecular world into the communities outside the walls of their labs.
The Symposium is a premier diversity-focused event that draws students from all over the United States.