Musings of a science professor at a large research university.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A longtime reader and sometime correspondent of mine recently posed some questions to share with FSP readers (if you are still out there). ...
Sunday, February 22, 2015
STEM survey for postgraduate women
A request from some researchers seeking postgraduate STEM women to do a survey by February 27: Dear Colleagues, We are conduc...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Have you been involved in moving a research lab/facility from one place to another within one institution, such as during a building renova...
Monday, February 02, 2015
Yes of Course your Course is Rigorous, if you say so
If you write recommendation letters for undergraduate students applying for graduate school, internships, and the like, have you ever inclu...
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Contest Entry : Rejection Letters, 7
This rejection letter arrived 5 years after the actual application/search process. That seems excessively long. What do you think: 1. b...
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Contest Entry : Rejection Letters, 6
Sad but apparently true, though I hope it wasn't recently true and I hope the administrators concerned all ended up spending their days...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Contest Entry: Rejection Letters, 5
A late but great entry! Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in our advertised position. I am very sorry to announce that aft...
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