In the second episode of "Figuring It Out," host Stefan Waldschmidt (Ph.D.’17 English) talks to Zhihui Cheng, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical and computer engineering, about his research, his experience in The Graduate School's Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI), and mental-health challenges for graduate students, which Cheng and several other students examined as part of their ELI project.
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- Blog post by Cheng and his ELI teammates about their project on the mental wellbeing of graduate students
- Information on the Emerging Leaders Institute
About the Podcast
"Figuring It Out" is a podcast miniseries produced in spring 2017 by Waldschmidt in his role as a Graduate Administrative Intern with The Graduate School. In the podcast, he chatted with fellow Duke graduate students about the opportunities and challenges they have encountered on their journeys through graduate school. | Listen to the series on iTunes