Tag Archives: grad life

Anticipating Accepted Students Day

In anticipation of Accepted Students Day on March 22nd, I sat down with some seasoned graduate students to gather their advice for how to best prepare for a campus visit. As a first year Ph.D. student and a second year … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Brian Reese

As the fall semester comes to a close we want to take a moment to introduce you to masters student Brian Reese. Mareesa Miles: Hello Brian! Tell us about yourself! Brian Reese: I am a first-year MA student and a … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Adam Heidebrink-Bruno

As November begins we continue the Meet and Greet series with Adam Heidebrink-Bruno! Mareesa Miles: Hello Adam! Tell us about yourself! Adam Heidebrink-Bruno: Hi! I’m a first-year M.A. student interested in intersectional theory, critical feminist pedagogies, and literature that critiques … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: September 2016

The semester has officially started, and as we’re all busy greeting old friends and making new ones (and frantically finishing syllabi), here’s a list of things we can do this month together! Annual Lehigh / Community Expo will be held … Continue reading

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Getting In and Fitting In: First-Generation Students in Graduate School

As a college education becomes more financially feasible and socially expected for a greater portion of the population, historically disadvantaged students and those from working class families are entering colleges and universities at a higher rate than prior decades. Though … Continue reading

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Ex Academia ‘Merica

Recently, current Lehigh English Department Ph.D. candidates and sole staffers of ‘Merica Magazine Ed Simon (Editor and Founder) and Wade Linebaugh (Assistant Editor) sat down to discuss their joint venture, graduate school, public humanities, and the finer points of laundry … Continue reading

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Lehigh Spaces: Farrington Square

When I first stepped foot on Lehigh’s campus six years ago, I was only a high school student entranced by the mere thought of starting college. Yet, somehow on that day I was able to set aside my apprehensions over … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: April 2016

April is an exciting month here in Drown as we wrap up the academic year with a Literature and Social Justice visiting lecture, more pedagogy workshops, a transferable skills panel, and a number of dissertation defenses. As Dashielle suggested in … Continue reading

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Lehigh Spaces: Linderman Library

We here at Drown Unbound want to take some time to focus on the environment at Lehigh, the atmosphere, and the physical places that make up the identity and every day lives of our graduate students. Basically, we hope to … Continue reading

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Surviving Seminar Paper Season

This post is not about how to write a good seminar paper. That’s fodder for more than a single blog post. This is about how to maintain your sanity while writing. Plan Ahead I guess this ship has possibly sailed … Continue reading

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