I like a good goal. I like checking off the old box when something has been completed. Learning how to set goals can help us strive to get to the next level, increase our proficiency, get a paper submitted for publication, learn new statistical approaches. But goals can also be our downfall. Let me explain. I knew a student who was just raring to move on from where they were. They were getting close to being done, and started applying for new positions. A new job can be a wonderful motivator for closing a chapter of your professional development, but only when you are ready.
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A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Peter Thorne when he visited the Southeast CSC and the NCSU Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences. Dr. Thorne is one of the lead authors of Chapter 2 of the National Climate Assessment (“Our Changing Climate”) and a lead section author for the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. During his time visiting with us, Dr.
This post originally appeared on May 20, 2013 and is part of our throw-back series.
The following is a report of my Master’s research. To view a recording of my full defense click here.
This project grew out of a week long workshop known as Climate Bootcamp, sponsored by the Pacific North West Climate Science Center. Graduate students, early career scientists, and people working at the science-management interface gathered from around the country to learn about the most recent advancements in climate science, practice ways to communicate climate science with broad audiences, and share expertise.
Howdy folks, I’m Zach, I live in Wisconsin, and I like water. I imagine you’ve heard a lot of stereotypes about Wisconsin – we love cheese, we wear cheese on our heads, and we love beer. Well let me just start by saying that these stereotypes are absolutely … 100% true.