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Student Notebook

Student Events at the 2014 APS Convention

The APS Student Caucus (APSSC) hosted a number of exciting events at the APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. Students enjoyed complimentary food and drinks at the APSSC Convention Kickoff […] More>


Post-Doctoral Fellowships for American Researchers in All Academic Disciplines

The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, offers fellowships to American post-doctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities during the […]... More>


Student Notebook

The Importance of Divergent Thinking for Research in Graduate School and Beyond

As undergraduates, we are generally encouraged to practice concrete thought. Our goal is to find the “right” answers. However, when we make the transition to graduate school we find that the relationship between students and professors becomes bidirectional. ... More>


Science Shows How Students Can Stop Sweating Statistics

Students generally point to statistics courses as being the most anxiety-inducing courses in their degree program. A recent article reviewed the current state of statistics anxiety research. ... More>


Observer Article

How to Do Your Best Work and Succeed in a University Faculty Position

Mastering four facets of academic life is integral to success. ... More>