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Chapter 6: I failed

I failed.

As much as people tell me, “Don’t look at it as a failure,” it is what it is. A failure.

The past six months there have been five aspects of my life: family, dissertation, work, church and personal — typically in that order. 635 more words

Other Writings As Assigned

PhD study and computer technologies use: A common experience?

By Kwong Nui

This blog returns to the technology and doctoral study series, and comes from Kwong Nui who is a lecturer in e-learning at Centre for Academic Development, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. 726 more words

Digital Technologies And The PhD

Doctoral defense scheduled for Thursday

Mary Ann Spott, a student in the Leadership Studies PhD program, will be defending her dissertation on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in Main Building, Room 311. 22 more words

Student News

Carnegie Fund for Conference Attendance (CFCA): 2nd Call for Applications

Deadline: October 30, 2015

The Corporation’s board of trustees approved a grant for the Carnegie Fund for Conference Attendance (CFCA), a competitive fund to support African beneficiaries of Corporation-supported postgraduate degree and postdoctoral programs to present papers at major international conferences.  182 more words

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If I get a PhD, should I expect a broken heart too?

When I started as a doctoral student in 2012, I attended a slew of orientation sessions at the university. Among other signposts, like preparing the first year proposal, and how to access your research funding, I heard not once, but on a number of occasions that in the PhD process, it could be expected that your personal romantic partnerships might fall apart. 688 more words


Remarks from a Future Doctor

Hey Family,

I apologize for my absence lately.  I’m actually writing this in my hotel room in Orlando. I’m currently wrapping up my final day at my second  729 more words

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