Mentoring Circles Give Minority Graduate Students & Undergraduates The Opportunity to Network, Teach, and Learn STEM.
Held in the W.E.B. Du Bois College House, the mixer allowed students and trainees in STEM to come together and get a sense of one another backgrounds and mentoring/menteeing styles. A new group of mentoring circles will emerge from the event. (Image: Keisha Johnson)When Melanie Schaffler, a third-year Ph.D. student in neuroscience, was approaching her candidacy exam last year, an oral defense of her research proposal, she wanted to get a solid practice session in. Fortunately, she had a couple