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Emigrant for a day
By Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
Pursuit of Prestige
By chris junghans
Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
Introducción al Pensamiento Latinoamericano
By Mirta Casañas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: Spanish. Published: October 9, 2010 by Charley Torres Casañas. Category: Nonfiction
La vida filosófica latinoamericana del pasado siglo XX cuenta con innumerables personalidades que la enaltecieron y llevaron a un plano de madurez y reconocimiento internacional que estimulan el cultivo y el orgullo del pensamiento de “Nuestra América”. Una de esas descollantes figuras fue el filósofo mexicano Leopoldo Zea.
The Teaching Assistants' (T.A.) Bible: Guide for Graduate Students, Adjuncts and College Instructors
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A lot of graduate teaching assistants, adjuncts and college instructors are 'thrown to the wolves' every semester and have to rely on their former experience as a student government leader, soldier in the military or Dungeons and Dragons team leader experience in order to prepare for their new role as an instructor. You do not have to do this as I volunteer to serve as your mentor with this book.
The New Professor's Handbook: For College Professors, Adjuncts and Teaching Assistants
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The "New Professor's Handbook" is for aspiring and new professors. I wrote this book because I didn’t have anyone share with me what it was like to be a new professor. I didn’t know what to take advantage of, what to look out for and what to avoid at all costs. If I would have had someone be ‘frank’ with me I could have enjoyed the experience a lot more and avoided a lot of pitfalls.
25 Tips for the Budding Ph.D. - A Guide for Doctoral Students
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As a Ph.D. student you will have to deal with many issues. You need an overall mindset to confront these issues head on so you can come out on top. Dr. Akil has lived through and flourished in this environment and has ample advice to help you in your quest for the Ph.D. His tips, advice and strategies will save you a lot of time and headaches and will help put you ahead of the pack.
Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story, first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, reprinted in The Year's Best Fantasy 9. With overtones of paranoia and undertones of unresolved sexual tension, it’s also an origin story for one of the major characters in our novel Land of Mist and Snow.
How to Master the Graduate School Application: A Complete Guide from Start to Finish
By Emily Phelan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Are you thinking about applying to graduate school but are unsure where to start? Do you want to take an ordinary application to extraordinary? This book is an easy step-by-step guide that takes you through the entire process- from finding the perfect graduate program for you, preparing for an entrance exam, mailing in your applications, and everything in between!
Travels with Facebook
By Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is a trip zine but also a zine about remembering old friendships. It’s about reconnecting in five locations – New York, Providence, Toronto, Montreal, and rural California – with friends from different periods of my life. The whole trip was organized on Facebook, and it came at a time when my life and studies were breaking me and I hadn’t realized just how much stress I’d been under.
My Crazy Diary
By Rachel Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Category: Fiction
A young man working on his PhD thesis visits a remote village while doing some research. What he encounters is a very backwards society that is still very much into their traditional beliefs. They do not believe in modern medicine and instead rely on traditional healers. The young man has a new goal. He tries to bring modernisation to the society and meets his future wife in the process.