Graduate student balances education, research and family

Institute of Technology astrophysics graduate student Kristen McQuinn has found a way to balance part-time study in a demanding field with full-time work as mother of two young children. Her balancing act is working. During graduate school, a budding astrophysicist can reasonably expect to be the main author on perhaps two or three research papers. McQuinn has just notched three, and sometime this summer the number will rachet up to five. Read more>>

June 26, 2009