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The Hummingbird of Doom and other updates

August 19, 2016 by


By Skylar Bayer Updated on 08.20.16 [Cover photo by Melissa Orobko, my travel buddy at Gros Morne in Newfoundland for a few days. She’s really awesome and does amazing work with mathematical modeling. You should check her out on Twitter. Keep an eye out for her story from IMCC here as well.] Well, it’s been […]

The Heartfelt kindness of my Department

March 12, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer I only have 2000 words, so I’ll try to be as brief as possible. People, especially those in graduate degree programs, often experience a period of time where they begin to question if they’re on the right path or not. As graduate students, we often go through at least one existential crisis […]