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My year of travel

i-f875c0b07d9b3cb6229668554781b35a-alice.jpgOkay. It’s been another month since I blogged. But since I last wrote, my dad wrote the family holiday letter and asked me how many places I’ve traveled to. Here’s the list.

January
To Detroit to look at the SWE Archives
Rivera murals in Detroit

To RTP for ScienceOnline2009
ScienceOnline09

February
To Arizona, invited to a workshop on engineering and ethics education
Cacti in Arizona

To Washington DC for a panel on research in engineering education
engineering education research panel

March
To Kentucky, to do some intense PEER mentoring in engineering education
Lodge at Pine Mountain Report

April
I think nowhere

May
To Madison for my dad’s retirement
Dad and his retirement gift

To a room at Purdue for a week’s development of a overhauled course
Project room for redesigning ENGR 131/132

June
To Washington DC for JAM
JAM 2009

To Amsterdam and Delft for a workshop on gender and engineering
Canal bridge in Delft

July
To Detroit again to work in the SWE archives
GM in Detroit

To Grafton, New York for a workshop on engineering and identity
Temple in Grafton NY

To British Columbia via Colorado and 5 national parks by car for our vacation
Reflections, Grand Tetons

August
Back to Indiana from BC via Minnesota and the Minnesota Science Museum
Minnesota Science Museum

September
Nowhere

October
To Long Beach for the SWE National Conference
SWE conference stuff

To San Antonio for the Frontiers of Education Conference
San Antonio

November
To Atlanta for the National Women’s Studies Association conference
NWSA bathrooms

December
Nowhere, thank god.

No wonder I’m tired. I think doing this much travel is not normal (or is it, for assistant professors?) After sending this list to my dad, I promised myself that I would not travel so much next year. For realz. And I have a whole bunch of carbon offsets to buy.

Comments

  1. #1 Pam Ronald
    December 6, 2009

    A great description of the insane travel schedule of a professor. It also shows why we do it. What beautiful photos they are.

    I hope you have a nice relaxing holiday. You deserve it.

  2. #2 Isis the Scientist
    December 7, 2009

    Those shoes are amazing.

    Yes, I am singularly focused.

  3. #3 Arikia
    December 14, 2009

    I second that. Also… ping!

    The ScienceOnline2010 countdown begins!

    w00t

  4. #4 BerryBird
    December 26, 2009

    Gorgeous photos, Alice!! What a year…

  5. #5 eskort
    March 24, 2010

    me encantaria me pasaran los datos de como puuedo obtener una beca soy muy buen aplicado y me encanta ponerle un poco de mi a todo lo que ago y un lugar asi es wooow para vivir y es motivante el dato..!!