(F)acing the Thesis Defense: A Guide

(F)acing the Thesis Defense: A Guide

It’s an interesting phrase: defending one’s thesis. It brings up images of medieval soldiers standing their ground, swords drawn and shields raised, images of concrete walls and barbed wire. Images of Alabama linebackers in streaky eye black. But it doesn’t have to be...
Building a Strong Bond with Your Faculty Mentor

Building a Strong Bond with Your Faculty Mentor

You’ve got your thesis topic, and you’ve found a faculty mentor. Now the real work begins – and the most critical component is not reading dusty tomes, running experiments in the lab or digging up the latest articles in Lexis Nexis. Your most important task is to...