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Lack of sleep and unethical conduct

I thought this was an interesting topic and article that folks might like to read. This work is being led by folks here at VT. The full text is available via the VT Library. I guess this means there are … Continue reading

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The future isn’t something hidden in a corner…

“The future isn’t something hidden in a corner. The future is something we build in the present.”  – Paulo Freire Really…? Well sometimes I think the academy could learn a thing or two from this statement. While we weren’t able … Continue reading

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Just about half-way through…

In my department, the preliminary or comprehensive exam to move from Ph.D. student to Ph.D. candidate entails writing a series of four 20-page papers over four weeks on four different topics. One of the papers must be related to methodology … Continue reading

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Being a PhD Student

Being a second year Ph.D. student at Virginia Tech is both a rewarding and exhausting experience for me. Trying to balance the demands of classes, research, and assistantship usually keeps me fully engaged in campus activity seven days a week … Continue reading

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