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October 25, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 10: I'm a Second Year Already?

"I'm learning to live gracefully with the frustrations of research: being grateful for when something works and not taking it personally when it doesn't."

May 02, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 15: Anxiety Sets In

Sometimes an adviser can be a little
too attentive.

August 02, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 7: Confidence Crisis

"At first, I didn’t tell anyone. I faked the funk. I didn’t want their pity. I didn’t want them saying, 'well I’m so sorry,' while thinking, 'glad it wasn’t me.'"

June 27, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 17: Micella Reloaded

The change from the dull delirium and insane drama that characterized my first year and half of graduate school has been welcome.

July 25, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 18: Elephant Eating, 101

You learn to eat the elephant one bite at a time and not try swallowing it whole.

May 23, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 16: Time for Rumination

What a difference some data make.

June 28, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 6: Cheating, Betrayal, Denial, and Lies

"Integrity and honesty are the foundations upon which scientific inquiry and discovery are built. Trust allows us to believe what others have done and to use the results of others to drive our own research."

August 23, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 8: Micella Remembers She Is Female

"I don’t have time for hostile relationships, especially with my adviser."

March 28, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 14: Spring Break Is for Undergrads

"This is probably why I won't be going into hardcore academia; I value my time, my family, and my friends far too much to be ruled by my job."

April 23, 2004

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 26: Bringing Up Advisor

Have aliens taken over my advisor's body and released him from emotional oblivion?

August 22, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 19: Two Roads Diverged

There
is a body of research out there that would make me want to get up in the morning, thrilled to be alive. I'm just not working on it.

July 04, 2008

Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition, Chapter 17: End of the Road

After more than 6 years of monthly columns and postgraduate research, Micella Phoenix DeWhyse celebrates her Independence Day--and we're sad.

October 15, 2004

An Open Letter to Administrators and Faculty

Recognize that your students are there to get a degree, first and foremost, but realize that they can contribute to your community.

February 22, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 2: What a Difference a Day Makes

Fall semester was rough. Not always because the demands of those five classes got me down--but mostly because my social life SUCKS.

August 03, 2007

Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition, Chapter 7: Tainted Love

"Do I need to learn to rely on my own desires, the rest of the world be damned?"

October 28, 2005

Educated Woman, The Grad-School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse Chapter 44--Out of the Night That Covers Me … Into the Big Wide World

I won't be confined by other people's notions of who I am and what I should do. I'm starting to feel free.

December 24, 2004

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse - Chapter 34: Hoop number 314,159: It's Committee Time

I've found motivation, desperation, and rage to comfort me in my later years.

October 22, 2004

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse, Chapter 32: Money or Science: Who Do You Love?

If I'm a competitive student, with a very good record and lots of promise, my decision on what grad school to attend will probably depend on pay, faculty, and facilities. In that order.

November 25, 2005

Educated Woman - Chapter 45: And Now For Something Completely Different

Peering in from the outside, the research lab I visited for about a month provided a completely different research experience than what I was used to in the United States.

March 24, 2006

Educated Woman, Chapter 49: The Grad-School Success-O-Meter

In grad school, a certain amount of failure is inevitable.

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