The recent House tax bill spurs our columnist to consider the complexity of graduate student finances.
The distinction between science and engineering can be puzzling, our columnist writes.
“The whole concept could have gone extinct in 1942, in 1983, in 1999, and in 2008, but it didn’t. It’s still here, and it’s better than ever.”
Article for the Washington Post about all-female pinball leagues.
Pursuing extracurricular interests shouldn’t be a crime, our columnist writes.
Preview of my upcoming show at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.
Three minutes can be long enough to describe your research, our columnist learns.
As a PhD student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, [Ruben] studied the biophysical properties of potential new malaria drugs — while writing humour columns, performing at storytelling shows and comedy clubs and entertaining wedding guests as a fake rabbi.
When it comes to choosing a grad school, there are a lot of factors to consider.
As a friend’s faculty career comes to an untimely end, our columnist reflects on the potential disconnect between what researchers want to research and what funders want to fund.
Science demonstrations—even if they don’t show what scientists actually do—are surprisingly effective, our columnist learns.
Trainees may lack some polish, but advice that job seekers shouldn’t act like grad students and postdocs rubs our columnist the wrong way.
Article on the American Association for the Advancement of Science website about a science comedy show I headlined before the March for Science.