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
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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
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
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