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Archives for November, 2008

A Day in the Life: Year 2, Part 1

Last September, I chronicled my journey through a fairly typical weekday as a first year assistant professor with an infant. The day started early and never really ended, so it took me three posts to tell the whole story (1, 2, 3). I always intended to revisit the project again, but it’s taken me 14…

“15 km2 of rain forest disappears every minute.” (WWF, Denmark) The DailyGreen has posted 11 environmental ads from around the world that are arresting to the eye and the mind. Take a look at all of them and then do what you can to help their messages resonate in your life. h/t Kristjan Wager

InaDWriMo Week 1 Progress

Eek! We’re one week into November already? How in the world did that happen? I’ve made good progress, but I still have *so* much left to do. I’ve already told you how my writing month got off to a start, but below the fold you can catch up on the rest of my progress.

Yayay for November Scientiae!

Woo hoo, Jane has posted a trick-or-treaty November Scientiae over at her blog! Go read! Yayay!

Welcome Isis!!!!

I’m pretty sure I speak for both of the sciencewomen here when I say I am SO EXCITED to announce that the fabulous Isis the Scientist has been assimilated by the Scienceborg, and is now blogging in her new digs! Welcome, Isis, and I totally look forward to your blogging here at Sb! Yayayayay!

I still get a little chill down my spine when the news announcers say “President-elect Obama,” but already I am being reminded that we can’t just sit back and wait for him to save the world. We still need to do our part, and one of the things we need to do right now is…

From my email box: My name is Annie Fox and I am a graduate student in Social Psychology at the University of Connecticut. Currently, I am conducting a study examining the role of blogging in the lives of Academic mothers. We have identified you as a potential participant because your blog came up in our…

Oh, thank god.

And now Obama’s real work begins. Indiana is still too close to call. (I didn’t think I would ever say this, but thank goodness for Bob Barr!) But it doesn’t matter. Breathe a sigh of relief, and now roll up our sleeves and start fixing this global mess we’re in. And please please please keep…

Vote

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Please prepare for a shoe-puking

A colleague emailed me notice of an article published 11/1 in the Columbus Dispatch, titled “OSU wants more female scientists.” The first part of the article reads: A new Ohio State University program that aims to help female professors advance in the sciences would lead to discrimination and quotas, the president of a scholars’ group…