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On hitting rock bottom

This is a post written for and dedicated to graduate students, about a common experience few discuss openly.

In July 2015, I had decided to leave the clinical psychology Ph.D. 419 more words

Further Down the Creativity Spiral

Note: The following post relates to the project requirements for my Foundations in Creativity class.
Originally posted to the creativity blog on November 15, 2015.
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Creativity Project

Narratives: Alex Daniel Velez

Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. This series has the goal of learning more about the individuals and personalities behind their journey in science and research. 1,471 more words

Graduate School


After I was sexually assaulted, I went back to graduate school. I sat in class with people I barely knew, and I tried to be blank. 915 more words

Digital Communications Systems: Wordpress Observations

WordPress is one of the easiest and fastest ways to create a website. A few years ago, when I was really trying to make a name for myself in the tech world here in Columbus, Ohio, I coded and designed my own website. 292 more words

Graduate Work

And at thirty one, I'm learning to find happiness

I’ve been thinking a lot about where I’m at in relation to many many things in the universe. How do I relate to my friends? My family? 252 more words


The Acknowledgments Section As Venue For Disgruntlement

In The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre  (University of Chicago Press, 1985) David P. Jordan writes in the ‘Acknowledgments’ section:

With the exception of the Humanities Institute of the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose fellowship gave me the leisure to rethink and rewrite, no fund or foundation, agency or institution, whether public or private local or national, thought a book on… 472 more words