“I’m Your Moon,” by Jonathan Coulton

Are you frustrated when long-held scientific knowledge changes? Do you sometimes feel like distinctions made in research are arbitrary? Are you fond of the way things used to be? Well, you’re in luck because the grad school song of the… Continue Reading →

Valiant Hearts and “Big G” Game Qualities

Written by: Liz Owens Boltz Original source: Valiant Hearts and “Big G” Game Qualities I’m a big fan of the game Valiant Hearts, which was released by Ubisoft Montpelier last summer. It’s a game about WWI – but not an… Continue Reading →

Two-do

Sometimes, you need more than one tool to get the job done; Brian Arnold‘s preferred task manager is actually two of them: Outlook Calendar leveraged against Google Keep You can tell us about your favorite to-do list(s) or share your… Continue Reading →

“The Year 1812,” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Is writing your dissertation turning into a long, epic struggle? Is there a lot of historical context that goes into understanding just what you mean by certain words and phrases? Are you planning on including a cannon as part of… Continue Reading →

The EPET practicum

This week’s video from the EPET Milestones collection is an explanation by Dr. David Wong of what the EPET practicum is:

Tossing and turning

This week, Colin Terry tells us about the sleep and work routine of a hybrid student: Some tossing. Some turning. Usually up by 5am during semester. Homework before work. You can tell us about your sleep schedule or share your… Continue Reading →

“Scatman (Ski Ba Bop Ba Dop Bop),” by Scatman John

Does other people’s research sometimes sound like a collection of nonsense syllables? Are you trying to turn your insecurities into strengths? Would you like some reassurance that “everybody stutters one way or the other”? Well, you’re in luck because the… Continue Reading →

Building a bridge

Written by: April Niemela Original source: Building a bridge I’ve been working on my dissertation proposal for too many months to count now. This is a common phenomenon and not worth commenting on. But what is of note is this:… Continue Reading →

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