Featured Day in the Life of: Rachel, PhD student researching consumer apparel and retail.

Hi there! My name is Rachel Rose and I am a second-year PhD student in consumer, apparel, and retail studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. My research focuses on the intersection of sport and apparel, and specifically considers the consumption behavior of collegiate athletes. I also serve as an academic advisor for our department! I recently started […]

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Adventure Wrap up: 2018

I took 27 flights during 2018. That is a sentence I didn’t think I would ever be able to write, I genuinely never thought I would have the opportunity to explore so much of this beautiful planet, let alone during one year. So here is a wrap up of some of my adventures during 2018. The first sunrise of 2018. […]

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A PhD Update (August).

If you haven’t read the last PhD update from June (click here). Study 1 is almost, basically, 100% done and will be ready to submit to a journal within the fortnight (hopefully). Study 2 is now also 85% complete, which feels amazing. The plan is to attempt to submit that to a journal within 6 weeks of submitting study 1! […]

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Fun ideas for the office

If you are lucky enough to have great office pals (like I do), then it is easy to implement some fun into your days in the office. Here are 3 ways we have used the whiteboard in our office so far! #1- The Laugh or Cry Scale: When tackling a PhD, many things go wrong, so our office came up […]

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