Film maker James Cameron will soon descend to the bottom of the Mariana Trench inside of a capsule that is specially designed to travel seven miles beneath the ocean's surface. Graduate student Jeff Marlow brings us an article that explains what Mr. Cameron can expect to encounter during his journey. Safe travels to Mr. Cameron, his desire to explore the deep sea is admirable; I'd do the same thing, but I can only afford a pair of used goggles, and a homemade snorkel -- I'm better suited to explore a fish bowl. Let's check out some grad school news:
- US News and World Report has had a flurry of grad school articles recently, stemming from their annual Grad School Rankings:
- Here's the rankings
- Sure it's a good school, but how much will it cost you? Grad Students to Lose Federal Loan Subsidy
- Check out 5 Steps to Getting More Money From Your Graduate School
- You have to admit that GradShare is objective -- "Reasons Not to go to Grad School"
- I saved the best for last. A very insightful article by Mark Bauerlein about the state of graduate studies in humanities.