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Student-Supervisor Knowledge Levels

So last week I went to a talk on preparing for your defense (even though I’m not quite there yet). I figure it wouldn’t hurt to get some extra advice in advance, and to start mentally preparing myself for the defense. 405 more words


Conference Contagion

The academic has the strange experience of working alone and in a large group simultaneously. Despite being part of a rhetorical discourse community and a physical departmental community, it is nevertheless easy to feel alone as one reads through endless stacks of books while writing everything from essay comments to book-length treatises. 375 more words

Congress 2014

"Jade Devil Sculpture" by Richard F. Yates

This sculpture was unearthed, recently, in Central Park, New York City. It was found three days ago, near the Strawberry Fields Memorial, buried about two feet deep, and facing The Dakota Building. 112 more words


WE14 Rapid Fire Submissions Due in 2 Weeks!

Submissions for the WE14 Rapid Fire presentations are due in just two weeks, on July 16th!

Here is your chance to present your technical work to a broader audience, learn how to connect your your thesis to broader goals, and get some feedback on your presentation. 123 more words

We're all about SGPS Student Advisors around here!

Hi folks!

It’s been a very busy June overall, though I did manage to sneak away for about a week to a music festival we go to every year.  682 more words

Chestnut Project at 2014 Camden Relay for Life

SUNY-ESF graduate student Kristen Stewart attended the Camden, NY Relay for Life on May 31 to hand out American chestnut tree seedlings to cancer survivors.  A cancer survivor herself, Kristen organized the donation with the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project, on the basis that the chestnut trees too are survivors. 93 more words


I am tired of the negativity in science.

I am tired of the negativity in science.

This year, I’ve become acutely aware of the negativity that seems to begin the moment that grad school does.   543 more words