Discover the passion and purpose behind the research with the Graduate College podcast. Hear graduate students, alumni, authors, inventors, innovators, thought-leaders, and wellness experts share personal experiences and insights into their lives and careers. Explore how their stories intersect with Illinois graduate education.
7. You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup
SAGE grad student podcasters interview the Counseling Center’s Kamau Grantham, who gives everyone permission to take care of themselves and encourages the practice of self-care, an intentional skill that takes time to figure out. Things get salty as they contemplate the balance of ingredients in chocolate chip cookies. The podcasters continue the discussion with their favorite “mesources.”
6. The Fine Art of Balance
Theatre doctoral student Vincent Carlson performs "You and Your Work," a poem he wrote inspired by boundary setting and conflicting ideas about work ethic. Training for an actual half marathon, he contemplates how grad school is a marathon and that you have to pace yourself. There is also a tasty discussion about the importance of treats!