The Career Center launched “Fireside Chats” in February, a series of intimate conversations between Duke administrators and Ph.D. students and postdocs, designed to acquaint them with higher academic leadership and administrative career options.
Procrastination is a common problem for many graduate students. Dr. Joe Talley, psychologist and assistant director at Duke’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) offers tips on managing this “thief of time.”
Thema Bryant-Davis (Psychology: Social & Health Sciences ’95), Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Culture and Trauma Research Lab at Pepperdine University, has been named president of the Society for the Psychology of Women.
The fall semester has been a busy one for the Graduate and Professional Student Council. First, the fun stuff: our Basketball Campout went very well. We had over 2,500 students participate and more than 1,200 complete the entire event; we had no major complications, and fun was had by all.
This fall, Jo Rae Wright, dean of the graduate school and Larry Moneta, vice-president for student affairs joined efforts to appoint the University’s first Graduate Career and Professional Development Advisory Committee.