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Jorge Cham, PHD Comics

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PhD Comics: Welcome to "Piled Higher and Deeper", the ongoing chronicle of life (or the lack thereof) in grad school. A recent survey by U.C. Berkeley found that 95% of all graduate students feel overwhelmed, and over 67% have felt seriously depressed at some point in their careers. In this talk, Jorge Cham recounts his experiences bringing humor into the lives of stressed out academics, examines the source of their anxieties and explores the guilt, the myth, and the power of procrastination.

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Loeb

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10-3-2016 12:00 PM

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Oct 3rd, 12:00 PM

The Power of Procrastination/The Science Gap

Loeb

PhD Comics: Welcome to "Piled Higher and Deeper", the ongoing chronicle of life (or the lack thereof) in grad school. A recent survey by U.C. Berkeley found that 95% of all graduate students feel overwhelmed, and over 67% have felt seriously depressed at some point in their careers. In this talk, Jorge Cham recounts his experiences bringing humor into the lives of stressed out academics, examines the source of their anxieties and explores the guilt, the myth, and the power of procrastination.