blog posts One Story Video: Get to Know Microbiology Ph.D. Student, Katie Frye Sep 10, 2021 5:00 pm Meet Katie Frye a Ph.D. student in Microbiology and a COVID-19 SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell team member. Get to Know Recreation, Sport & Tourism Online Master’s Student, Jay Lopez Sep 10, 2021 5:00 pm Meet Jay Lopez, an online master’s student in Recreation, Sport & Tourism. Jay lives and works in Long Beach, California, with his wife, Emily, and their two young children. Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Go to Grad School Feb 24, 2021 5:00 pm Why go to graduate school? There are a thousand reasons, which is why it's more interesting to discuss why not to go. 5 Ways to Not Get Intimidated & Overwhelmed When Applying to Graduate School Nov 1, 2020 7:30 pm University of Illinois bioengineering graduate students share their top five tips for applying to graduate school.