Dear New President,
Welcome. TPP has lost track of exactly how many presidents this university has had in his academic career here; that's because most of them were pretty forgettable. You always remember the good ones (exactly one) and the really terrible ones (my first), but most of them were inbetween. If they managed to do one or two good things before moving on we considered ourselves lucky. Our last one has done quite a few good things, mostly on the
For most of April, while Mars scuttled behind the Sun as seen from Earth, both Mars rovers were pretty inactive. Now that conjunction has ended, both are doing what rovers should be doing: roving and exploring. As of sol 3312 Opportunity had moved more than 300 meters southward toward Solander Point, while on her sol 279 Curiosity drilled at a second site, Cumberland.
From PhD comics:
The tables can very easily be turned on you, the faculty, when a student goes over the syllabus with a tooth comb and then holds you to every dot and comma in it.
My friend who is an igneous petrologist and faculty at a local university here in Pune saw the nasty side of the syllabus centered education. As a researcher, my friend is highly enthusiastic about his work and often launches into long excursions about it during lecture time. He didn't think the students minded