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Under Construction: How Life has Changed

I was reflecting today on how much life changes when someone becomes a parent and even more so how the change does not stop at child birth; with each stage, the child grows and the parent changes. 563 more words

Cassie Vanderwall

Sleep, take 1

We bought a crib on September 10, 2001. After watching our nation’s tragedy the next morning, we turned off the news and quietly began to build the crib, as if rebuilding our belief in the future. 567 more words


Into Thin Air

The days when limbs crawled

On scruffy druggets, me sprawled,

Ketchup on my nose me’d smear

But Mom would say “No problem, dear!”

The days when picturebooks me’d devour… 57 more words

NSF 2016 research statement

Here is my research statement for my 2016 NSF graduate fellowship proposal.

Hopefully 2nd time’s the charm!


BUCLD 2016

This year, I gave a talk on nonverbal prediction at BUCLD.

Below are an abstract and slides for reference. I’m working on this paper with Lauren Emberson, Alexa Romberg, and Casey Lew-Williams, so stay tuned for the publication. 137 more words


Aboriginal affairs not a political football

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Indigenous leader Tom Calma has told ministers to stop using aboriginal affairs as a \u201cpolitical football\u201d amid a push to elevate former prime minister Tony Abbott to Northern Territory Senator Nigel Scullion\u2019s indigenous affairs portfolio. 3,593 more words

NT News And Galleries

Bishop, Plibersek top of the pops

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JULIE Bishop and Tanya Plibersek are now the preferred leaders for their respective parties, according to new polling. 4,072 more words