Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The reality of graduate school

This is what it's really like to be a graduate student...
A Story in Photos
First you get on one of these:
And you do a bit of this:
And you talk some science whilst infusing humor (and unpublished results!):
Sometimes a mess is made:The world is explained:Awards are distributed:And then we all go home again:If you're curious, last weekend was our microbiology student retreat at Friday Harbor Labs, up in the San Juan Islands. We go there every year, but this is the first year we've been behind a truckful of sheep and lambs in the ferry line!

I did a lot of knitting but have no photos to show for it. Maybe soon...Sadly I also have no photos of our grape-flinging naval battle, which involved four rowboats of three people each, and some very incompetent rowing and throwing...

3 comments:

Rachel said...

great pictures, looks like a fun time!

Nora said...

Great photos - one day you'll look back and laugh!

Anonymous said...

Emily, Surprised you did not make a bigger deal about the fiber-bearers. Sounds and looks like a fun weekend. love, mom