Tag Archives: Professional Development

From Rejected to Accepted: Learning from Mistakes and Setting Yourself Up for Success

By Andrew Klumpp One of the things no one told me about graduate school when I started was exactly how much rejection I would face as a graduate student. The application process to graduate school probably should have indicated that … Continue reading

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Teaching Texas History: Connecting State and Local History to the World

By Kyle B. Carpenter During this past Spring semester, I assisted Dr. Brian Franklin with his survey course on Texas history. It was an excellent experience. The guidance Dr. Franklin imparted was invaluable. He is a model for how to … Continue reading

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The Transatlantic Graduate Student History Association 19th Annual Conference

By Kyle B. Carpenter On October 19th-20th, the Transatlantic History Student Organization put on their 19th annual graduate student conference at the University of Texas at Arlington. Highlighted by an engaging roundtable, keynote address from Dr. Nayan Shah, and exciting … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Professional Development at SMU and Greater DFW

By Kyle B. Carpenter When I first entered graduate school, one of the last things from my mind was how to develop as a professional historian. I was worried about classes, keeping up with the readings, trying to maintain some … Continue reading

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