Prepping for Study Abroad: 5 Things to Do Now

Taken by Shannon Brown in 2018 near the Amazon Rainforest  Studying abroad is something students come to Winona State for, but COVID-19 has kind of put a wrench in things. Don’t stress! We’ve got you covered with what you can do right now to get your ducks in a row....

Professor Pop-Up: Criminal Justice

If you like understanding how the law intersects with real life, you could foster that interest into a career as a law enforcement or corrections officer or any of the many personnel in the Criminal Justice system.  After being a prosecuting attorney for 11 years, I...

Is Grad School Right for Me?

There are many reasons someone might go to graduate school: earning a higher salary, having more opportunities, or maybe your career choice requires an advanced degree. It is a hard decision to make and takes a lot of consideration. If you are still unsure if grad...

Professor Pop-Up: Biochemistry

If you enjoy studying how everything around us is connected and how living things run, you could harness those passions into a career as a chemist.  I think the most meaningful connections a student can make during their college career come from watching their...

Professor Pop-Up: Sociology

If you like to people-watch and understand individuals’ stories and roles in society, you could foster those interests into a career as a sociologist.  I went to college thinking I’d become a high school math teacher, but an introductory sociology course instantly...

I’ve Decided to Attend Grad School, Now What?

Congratulations! You’ve decided to go to graduate school, now what? Deciding to go to graduate school is a big decision, which is why I recommend answering these 4 questions first: Why, what, where, and how? By figuring out all these answers, you will be able to go...