To pursue a degree in a place thousands of miles from home can be daunting. For many students, like myself, who come here for an education, a community often provides respite from the rigors of academic work.
It is universally accepted that participating in student-driven and student-led organizations aids a student’s growth academically and socially, and helps improve the overall school experience. One such student chapter at Texas A&M University celebrates its 90-year milestone.
The oil and gas industry is facing questions over its very survival as the world marches toward a more sustainable future. Its role in the future of energy is in doubt as the specter of climate change looms large.
The decision to pursue a graduate degree is a big one, especially if it involves working on research and submitting a thesis. Though not a topic stressed enough, finding the perfect research lab is very important.
Life as a graduate student can be busy and demanding. Juggling classes, research goals and advisor expectations can bring with it rigors that make living up to every benchmark tough and draining. In times like these, I find it extremely rewarding to give myself some wiggle room to just relax and involve myself in activities that help me recharge. Different people find solace in different activities. Some like sleeping in, hanging out with friends, etc. If, like me, you enjoy spending time outdoors, here are some ideas for things to do.