“Global Warming” vs “Climate Change” – Hidden Power of Words Series, #8

Unless we outright ignore evidence, we recognize that temperatures are increasing, weather is changing, and that while part of this is beyond human control, a huge–very huge–part of it is caused by our excessive use of carbon dioxide,¬†methane, nitrous oxide, oil, gasoline, and many, many other chemicals.¬† Pollution is everywhere. Our chemical plants release deadlyContinue reading ““Global Warming” vs “Climate Change” – Hidden Power of Words Series, #8″

15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Graduate School

While I have absolutely loved graduate school and encourage others to attend (if appropriate), there were many things no one told me about graduate school until I was there or discovered them on my own. The following are based on experience in a history doctoral program, so they may not apply in every case, especiallyContinue reading “15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Graduate School”