General, teaching

“History of the future”

I am entering my second year as a tenure track faculty member at a primarily undergraduate university. As a first year faculty member, we had a first year learning community. We (new instructors and faculty) met approximately twice per month, either within our academic college or as a whole, to discuss professional development. For example,… Continue reading “History of the future”


So you want to be a scientist

So you want to be a scientist. A scientist is an inquisitor, a person who researches, acquires knowledges and passes it on...teaches, transmits, tests. I started my journey toward scientist-ness as a sophomore in college... In those days, I skipped down the hallways full of hope, stars in my eyes, wonder in my mind. There… Continue reading So you want to be a scientist