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Changing Graduate Programs: Is It Doable?

UL Grad School -- 11/13/2018

We’re not going to sugar-coat it. Unlike changing your major as an undergrad, changing graduate programs can be a challenge—and it’s really not encouraged.

That said, why spend two or more years of your life pursuing a graduate degree that you’re not passionate about? The whole point of a graduate education is learning more about the one subject that excites and inspires you. If you’re not in a program that does that for you (or perhaps you’ve realized your skill set doesn’t quite match the program), and you’ve realized that another master’s or doctoral degree path does, then you should consider switching graduate programs.

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Summer Staycation: The Six Best Places for Grad Students to Vacay in Louisiana

UL Grad School -- 07/26/2018

Summer vacation is here. But, as a grad student, the time you have to get away between research, writing, and other academic obligations can make taking a well-deserved break seem like a fantasy. Whether you need a break from outdoor research or need a bit of vitamin D before you start to feel like Nosferatu, these six places -- all a short car trip away -- could be just what you need to recharge.

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Meet Dr. Brian Schubert: Interview with a Geology Professor at UL Lafayette

UL Grad School -- 07/12/2018

Meet Dr. Brian Schubert, assistant professor in the UL Lafayette School of Geosciences since January 2013. He is one of two geology master’s program graduate coordinators and heads the stable isotope geochemistry lab (Schubert Lab), where master’s in geology students study how plants respond to changes in climate and atmospheric chemistry.

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