Creating a Better Workspace and Working Creatively

Whether working on a dissertation, conducting research, or grading papers, an efficient workspace can enhance your performance. There are countless articles about how to organize your office or desk, but let’s face it –...

Why Tennessee Tech?

Choosing the right school is even more important on the graduate level. As a potential graduate student, the quality of education you want to attain is even more dependent on the kind of school you...

Should you go to Grad School?

Are you considering going to graduate school? Are you aware of all your options, and what a graduate program involves -- financially, mentally, and emotionally? Entering a graduate program is an important decision that will...

101 Years at TTU

In 1915, when a group of local businessmen and civic leaders convinced the state of Tennessee to establish an institution of higher education in Cookeville, local girls and boys finally had the opportunity to...

Student Project – David Bailey, PSM, Environmental Informatics

P.S.M. student David Bailey has been working on the Falling Water River Watershed project funded by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation under the direction of Tania Datta in the TTU Water Center. David...

Presence: Showing up is half the battle

Imagine this scenario. As everyone in the office huddles around, it’s catch up time after the holiday. Larry discusses how big the turkey was during Christmas dinner. A few minutes in, your mind starts to...

Faculty Interview – Tammy Boles

Tell us a little about your background. What brought you to the position you are currently in? I was actually an undergraduate student at TTU for three years. I met my future husband here, married...

Graduate Assistantships

A Graduate Assistantship is one of the best ways to gain experience and support during your time as a graduate student It is very important to be able to be supported while also getting applicable...

Dealing with Stress in Grad School

Feeling irritable? Performance in school slipping? Ready to just give up? Take a deep breath. You're stressed. Graduate school can be one of the most stressful times of a person's life, particularly if the student...

Essential Items to Have as a Grad Student

Gone are the days of sleeping late, partying early, and attending only half of your classes. You are now a graduate student and the expectations are just a bit higher. It’s time to step...