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One BOLD-Fellows Journey from Cellular Platelet Biologist to Discovery Science Educator

Jun. 8, 2017—by Kendra Oliver, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension and former CFT BOLD Fellow Only a few days after my graduation with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology, I had the opportunity to attend the BOLD Fellows annual presentation session. Over the next hour, I heard from Fellows from many different disciplines describe innovating...

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From Math Major to Teaching Center Director: My #altac Journey

May. 27, 2015—by Derek Bruff, CFT Director. Cross-posted from Derek’s blog, Agile Learning. A while back, I was invited to contribute an essay to #alt-academy, a collection exploring “unconventional or alternative careers for people with academic training,” edited by Katina Rogers of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY. The term #altac, short for “alternative academic,”...

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