Tag Archives: Chautauqua

  1. Iceland – travel home and wrap-up

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    May 13, 2013 by Dr. G

    My trip home was an interesting one, starting in Iceland, changing planes in Toronto, then finally arriving home to Philadelphia.  …
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  2. Iceland – Chautauqua, Day 5

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    May 13, 2013 by Dr. G

    We packed in quite a few sites today on the Reykjanes Peninsula before heading to the airport for our 5PM …
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  3. Iceland – Chautauqua, Day 4

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    May 11, 2013 by Dr. G

    We covered quite the distance today – both horizontal and vertical.  We started the day with a 1-1/2 hour drive …
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  4. Iceland – Chautauqua, Day 3

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    May 10, 2013 by Dr. G

    I’ll start with my summary for today – pure amazement, pure exhaustion!  Today was spent traveling along the “Ring Road,” …
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  5. Iceland – Chautauqua, Day 2

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    May 9, 2013 by Dr. G

    Today was a marathon day of Icelandic geologic features – but I would not have wanted it any other way!  …
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  6. Iceland – Chautauqua, Day 1

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    May 8, 2013 by Dr. G

    I can’t believe that I started my day by landing in Reykjavik at 6:30 in the morning, and I have …
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  7. Iceland – travel day/night

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    May 8, 2013 by Dr. G

    It’s funny that today, of all days, I have several links about volcanic eruptions and Iceland appearing in my Twitter …
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This weekend, I went zipping between grocery stores, as they had an amazing sale on pasta sauce. The Ragu isn’t for me (I’m actually allergic to tomatoes), it’s for a sustainability-themed innovative design competition we’re having on campus to benefit the local food bank. Filling my grocery cart with these plastic jars (perfect for stacking, by the way) reminded me of a time I spoke to a group of graduate students interested in careers in academia. When I shared the broad range of duties and tasks faculty perform, I was surprised that many of them pushed back on that thought and declared that they would only teach and do research - period. No intention of supporting student work outside of their “duties”. Well I have a message for all graduate students - you may have a PhD from one of the top programs in your field - but, sometimes, you are going to run errands to benefit your students and enhance student programming. Get used to it. #whatfacultydo
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