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NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Maximizing Chances for Success

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) offers Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) to applicants who are beginning or about to begin a Ph.D. I’ve advised a student who has written a successful one, I’ve reviewed applications internally for people in my department, and I’ve become intimately familiar with the current review process for the NSF. 1,019 more words

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Reading a Professional Paper in Seven* Minutes

Reading professional papers is an important part of a researcher’s life, and it’s an important part of every grad class that I teach. I’ve endeavored to identify an approach that works for my students that I present at the start of each semester…someone labeled it the “7-Minute McCrickard Method” (and yes, I embraced the label). 597 more words

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Prizewinning Poems

Donna Pucciani has won two First Place awards in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies 2015 contest: The New York Poetry Forum Award and The Poets Roundtable of Arkansas Award.


NCA&T Mobile Computing Faculty Development Workshop 2015

Last week I attended a faculty development workshop on mobile computing at North Carolina A&T State University (NCA&T). The workshop was funded by the NSF HBCU-UP program as part of a 3-year grant (with one year remaining).   400 more words

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Updated Customer Service Résumé

It didn’t take me this long update this résumé, just to upload it. A few more things I wanted to change, but at the end of the day, it’s in the hands of clients. 124 more words

The Value Of Employment

Pucciani&Woods Collaborate in Boston Show

Atlantic Works Gallery is pleased to present DOPPELGANGER, a group show that explores parallels and connections between the work of gallery artists and their invited guests. 134 more words


Pucciani Reads at Printer's Row Litfest

Dancing with Shadows:  Eleven Chicagoland Poets Share Their Words

Carl Sandburg once said, “Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”  Join us as area poets from Poets and Patrons read their “dancing shadows.”  From poems about fertility, dreams, cats and bunions, to Chicago poems that highlight Lake Michigan and the city’s art, you will be sure to come away with some thought provoking echoes of your own, or perhaps just a smile. 122 more words

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