Happy Holidays from the Dean’s Blog!
December 24th, 2013

We will return next year in January 2014 with another blog entry for you to enjoy. In the meantime, happy holidays from the Dean’s blog and thank you for your support in 2013!

Thanks to CoffeeGeek for sharing their photo via flickr and creative commons.


It’s all winding down, which is just fine with me.
December 20th, 2013

It’s all winding down, which is just fine with me. For a change, I am not getting on a plane or looking for luggage. This year was definitely my most traveled one, with visits to Europe, Asia, and the USA, and many to mainland Canada. Everyone asks me if I am traveling ‘for work.’ What else would I be doing in the middle of a semester?

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That’s where I was last week…
December 13th, 2013

That’s where I was last week – southern California. A woman was swimming in the Pacific, as you can see in the photo. Seals and cormorants were sunning themselves on the rocks at La Jolla beach. It was grand. It’s 9 below here in St. John ’s at this moment, and well below average temps. We are all in a deep freeze and California is just a sunny memory, albeit a delicious one. (more…)

Postcards From the Edge will return next week, as the Dean of Graduate Studies is out of town, and away from her computer
December 6th, 2013