Second Year

**Updated:  I passed The Test.  I will get feedback next week, but it doesn’t matter, because I PASSED! Well, I am officially a second year PhD student.  I didn’t take a first day of school picture this year.  But maybe I’ll take a first day of teaching picture on Monday.  Continue Reading

The Art Collection

On our cruise in June we had four days at sea.  Sea days are really what you make them.  I was content to sit and read for the first three days.  And there are tons of activities.  Of course some of them aren’t set up for tons of people, like Continue Reading

The Test

Last Thursday I took THE TEST.  Specifically my first qualifying exam that I need to pass to advance through my graduate program.The program is set up with several milestones. Year 1 – required courseworkSummer – THE TESTYear 2 – required and elective coursework46 credits – advance to level 2Year 3/4 Continue Reading