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Why Academia?

I am embracing the fact that a regular, mundane, everyday job might not be something I’ve been built for. My streaks of genius strike suddenly and without warning, when routined life and I meet only sporadically. 371 more words


Week One of Year 2 - Crazier than Ever and Always a-Learnin'!

I’ve experienced MANY “Week Ones” of college semesters in my life. In fact, if my math is right (and math is not my strongest suit), I believe this year marks my TWENTIETH “Week One.” And while all “Week Ones” share common traits, every “Week One” is different. 1,480 more words


WE15 Rapid Fire Sessions - Call for Applications!

Applications have opened for the WE15 Rapid Fire Sessions in Nashville, TN! Rapid Fire allows SWE members to present their research to a panel of judges and audience of peers from a wide array of STEM disciplines. 322 more words

Talking about my thesis without talking about my thesis: infectious diseases and posthumanism

So, just last week, I had an exam that frees me (interesting choice of words, I know) to pursue the thesis of my choice in order to complete my master’s program. 364 more words


The Magic F Word: Adventures in Funding Applications [Part I: Project Funds]

Being Jerry Maguire

For better or worse, my publication output is on hold until 2016. I have one article coming out in October this year in  1,172 more words

Cardiff University

The Magic F Word: Adventures as a Project Lead

The Adventure So Far…

I’m currently the project lead on the Welsh Bacc History Resources project, and have been awarded ESSE funding of £1500. As an ECR this is great – it’s a small amount, but the maximum the ESSE award for these small scale projects, and it goes on the CV as evidence I can bring grants in. 2,087 more words


Nu-Community | Alejandro Salazar

Nu Community Activation and Centre for Urban Poets

Alejandro Salazar-Jasbon

Camden, NJ | 1989

Project and visual work kindly provided by Alejandro Salazar-Jasbon