Activities that fall outside the realm of the normal curriculum of school or university education.

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collaboration with a professor from other school

Is it acceptable/advisable to seek to collaborate with a former professor (e.g. from undergrad school) while doing research with ones adviser at grad school (the two schools being different)? Of ...
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Do extracurricular research/activities in graduate school negatively affect your future?

I'm the kind of graduate student that finds many research topics interesting and wants to participate in lots of student organization activities related to science and academia. But recently, one of ...
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In universities, how to team up with your colleagues?

Many times in universities, people don't dedicate much time to build friendly relationships with colleagues. Unfortunately, this happens both in the tenured positions and in non-tenured positions, ...
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Usefulness of graduate school extracurriculars

All graduate programs have committees such as the "social committee" and "speaker series committees", as well as Graduate Student Organizations and other organizations to work on behalf of these ...