Graduate Student Perspectives on Equitable Remote Learning

Hybrid remote classes have long been the norm in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Joint Program (JP), a graduate training program focused on oceanography and applied ocean science in which we are all students. Because the JP serves students located both at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., […]

Collaborative Graduate Student Training in a Virtual World

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended teaching, research, and lives across academia for months, but it may also present opportunities to enact lasting, positive change on higher education. Faculty, researchers, and students have adapted amid the challenges, adjusting research plans and gaining experience with online instruction. With this newly developed flexibility and with university […]