Steering towards graduate school, Michael’s advice

Spring has sprung and so has the time for March’s guest blogger! This month we welcome Michael Lindsey. Michael is a 2014 graduate of North Carolina State University where he received a degree in Mathematics. He is currently enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh where is he working on his PhD in the field. His … Continue reading Steering towards graduate school, Michael’s advice

Twitter pecks at video-streaming app Meerkat

If anything is trending this week it’s that Austin, Texas is the place to be, and that Meerkat is/was (to be determined) the thing to be on. Infiltrating Austin is the 22nd Annual South by Southwest Conference & Festival (SXSW). The weeklong event celebrates creativity and advancement in the fields of music, film, and interactive … Continue reading Twitter pecks at video-streaming app Meerkat

Fear – let it mobilize not disable you

You might feel it in the pit of your stomach, in the increase of your pulse, or in a flash of heat. This feeling is called fear; a distressing emotion of dread or apprehension. Many of us experience fear throughout our lifetime, and our professional career is no exception. Change, big decisions, stress, and unfamiliarity … Continue reading Fear – let it mobilize not disable you

Net Neutrality – what it is and why it’s important

If you’ve never heard it before, then you definitely heard it this week – “net neutrality”. Behind the newest buzzword seems to be a combination of rallying, criticism, jargon, politics, and overall confusion. What exactly is net neutrality? What was voted on? How does the ruling affect me? All questions that me, you, and the … Continue reading Net Neutrality – what it is and why it’s important