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February 01, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 1: Why Am I Here?

Just getting started, it can be hard to keep my long-term objectives in mind.

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.

March 22, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 3: The Craziness of Comps

The funny thing is, there seems to be a myriad of attitudes around me about this wretched exam.

April 26, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 4: Meet the Potentially (Dys)functional Family--My Lab

With all of the personalities and projects out there, the quest for a perfect fit is much like a search for the perfect pair of jeans.

May 24, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 5: Teacher? Lecturer? Rambler? The Professors!

I’m not sure that a lot of my professors enjoy teaching. I’m not sure any of them were taught to teach. For some, it seems to be an absolute pain.

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 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.'"

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."

September 27, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter Nine: One year later…

"Now, a year later, it’s amazing how little those events have affected my daily life. I often feel removed from everything going on around me."

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."

November 22, 2002

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 11: Fellowship Applications Are FUN!

"Alas, I have found that this process has given me new vigor about my work and the work I am proposing to do."

January 24, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 12: Reality Check--Home for the Holidays

It's true for many of us, especially those of us who are first-generation graduate students, that what we do at "school" is foreign to a lot of our friends and family.

February 28, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 13: Hurdler? I Thought I Was a Grad Student!

"I haven't given up, although I've thought about it."

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."

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.

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 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.

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.

September 26, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 20: Two Roads Diverged, Redux

I decided I wanted to work on something else and, all of a sudden, [my adviser's] interest in me dried up, as did funding for a research assistantship; I've been TA-ing ever since.

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