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Thoughts from the Koffler Scientific Reserve

I’ve been in a field station in Ontario measuring the height and flowering success of inbred vs outcrossed purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). The mud held my feet down more than one time and I may have fallen on several occasions. 224 more words

Native Plants

Boren Fellow Blogging about Life in Brazil

By Alfredo Ramirez
Master’s Student in International Studies

I am a graduate student in the International Studies master’s program and a Boren Fellow. My Boren Fellowship has given me the amazing opportunity to study Portuguese in Brazil for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 academic year. 295 more words

Graduate Studies

there's no limit to youth

+ I started working on my grad school portfolio this past weekend. :) I’m really excited to put it all together but I was hit with a second of “wow, can I really do this? 178 more words


Venting because my buddy is busy at work and I need to vent

2.5 years ago:

I’ve graduated with an excellent degree and a 3.7 GPA. Wooo! Honestly, I didn’t even register my graduation. I was such a mess of anxiety and depression at that point. 326 more words


The call for the Graduate School’s Images of Research for 2017-18 is now open!

The call for the Graduate School’s Images of Research competition 2017- 18 is now open! If you are a researcher (staff or student) at the University of Northampton, and would like to participate, all you need to do is to come up with a unique image that you can either create or photograph, the image should capture the essence of your research or an element of it, in a visual, artistic or photographic way, with a 150 word summary and a title. 144 more words


I’ve given up entirely on sleep. For the past several weeks, I’ve averaged 2-3 hours of (on purpose) sleep (as opposed to fell-asleep-at-my-keyboard sleep), and most of that is in an afternoon nap. 40 more words

E. B. White

Back in the Books

Having enjoyed my first summer as a college graduate, I am happy to be back in the books in grad school. I love learning, especially about communication, and I feel very at home in a classroom with my peers. 511 more words