Reflecting on "Why" and "How"

Sandra Houston, PhD: Reflecting on "Why" and "How"

The importance of giving yourself credit and remembering why you are doing what you're doing.

Dr. Sandra Houston's Bio

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Paths of Family Planning and Different Options Along the Way
How a flexible schedule as a professor made it possible to have a family and a career.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Houston
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The importance of sharing stories of sexual harassment with others to gain support.

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Dealing with Inappropriate Events
Suggestions for how to deal with sexist comments.

Becoming an Independent Voice as a Young Faculty Member
The process of establishing yourself in the same department as your spouse.

Non-Progress Is Still Progress
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Proactive Approach and Adapting Environments
How to adapt experimental methods to match a lifestyle.

Non-Progress Is Still Progress
The importance of peer relationships and the learning process that takes place despite concrete outcomes.

Thwarting Thoughts of Quitting
The importance of goal setting and using others' experiences to make strong choices about your own path.

Undergrad Science vs. Real Life Science
Highlights the transition into graduate level science where the answers aren't known.

Undergrad Science vs. Real Life Science
Highlights the transition into graduate level science where the answers aren't known.

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To Post-Doc or Not to Post-Doc
When it's time to graduate and when it's important to start learning on the job.

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