Stuck on the Landing: A Dream

by Beth Hedengren In around 1990, I had a dream, not the kind that Martin Luther King, Jr. had, but the kind you have when you are sound asleep. In the dream, I was at work, at Brigham Young University where I taught writing as part-time faculty. I was climbing the stairs in the old […]

Career Day: Architect

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? My name is Natalie Whitney and I’m from West Point, Utah. For the past five years I have lived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with my husband and two children. We love running, biking, and our newest hobby and attempt at embracing Canadian winters—skiing. I have […]

Frame Yourself as a Persister

by Rosemary Capps Bartlett Many women who visit this site are returning to higher education after time away. Earlier essays have covered topics such as how to find a mentor as a student, how to be a good mentee, practical considerations for a return to college (both part 1 and part 2), and profiles of […]

Fighting Resistance: The Great Battle of 2014

Image credit: Jakob Van Santen by Tiffany Gee Lewis Over Christmas I read a book my little sister had been pushing on me for ages. It’s called The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by novelist Steven Pressfield. The book was somewhat of a revelation. Pressfield confronts what […]

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