Career Advice: Advice for Grad Students - Inside Higher Ed
"Some of the greatest catastrophes in graduate education could have been avoided by a little intelligent foresight. Be cynical. Assume that your proposed research might not work, and that one of your faculty advisers might become…
In rapid succession yesterday, Twitter threw me two how-to-behave-online links that kind of rubbed me the wrong way. The first was a widely re-shared essay titled You Are Boring:
You listen to the same five podcasts and read the same seven blogs as all your pals. You stay up late on Twitter making…
Science Advice: Cultivating the necessary functions in Canada
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"Do you feel protons decaying? Grand Unification may be occurring near your vital organs."
Michael Rottman at The Morning News brings an important public service announcement to the web. By all means, please be encouraged to read it.
If pressed for time, note some of the highlights of the ten…