Karen Kelsky’s The Professor is In

This summer I've been reading Karen Kelsky's The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job. Wow! I wish this book had been around when I was a starry-eyed undergraduate, considering graduate school and an academic career. Some of my friends are probably already tired of…

Dickens on Home and Country

A little Charles Dickens on love of home and patria: "In love of home, the love of country has its rise; and who are the truer patriots or the better in time of need—those who venerate the land, owning its wood, and stream, and earth, and all that they produce? or…
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