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Muddling with Intention: On Moving from the Academy to the Academy

As the end of my PhD was drawing near, I started to worry, like many grad students do, about what would come next? How would I transition from being a doctoral student in the academy to the world of full-time work? 597 more words

Students Today

My farmer, my teacher

Earlier this fall I spent an afternoon in my farmers’ field digging up carrots. Yes, I am part of community supported agriculture (CSA) – this particular group is led by a couple whose farm is in the outskirts of Montreal. 914 more words

Teaching And Learning

What busy profs would like to read in a blog post about active learning

During a great workshop today on active learning in engineering at McGill I asked two questions (using Socrative) , of the audience. Here is a summary of 24 answers I received: 256 more words

Faculty Today

Thoughts on Education as an Almost-Grad

Written by Korena for her blog, Staying Simple.

I would often ask myself this question: Why do the majority of high school students decide to go to college upon graduation? 278 more words

Student Affairs