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Are rotations really worth it?

I think a rotation is kind of like a trial marriage, without the most fun bits. Or maybe because of that, and the power relationships, a trial adoption is more like it. Some students start graduate school really certain of … Continue reading

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Exactly how independent should your research be?

The significance of a Ph.D. degree is that you can do much more than excellent research. You can also think of what questions to ask. You know how to push at the most important unknowns. You can read the literature … Continue reading

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Feeding the undergrads at a Saturday workshop

This was the first time we did a Saturday skills workshop. It ran from 8:30 in the morning until 1:00 pm, when two students had another activity. We did it because we wanted to teach the seven new students to … Continue reading

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