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As a fourth year doctoral candidate, in addition to having completed comprehensive examinations and prospectus and working on the dissertation, my thoughts are also turning towards the job market and securing that first academic position. This purpose of this blog is to chronicle the trials and tribulations of completing my Ph.D. and finding that first job.

Monday, August 28, 2006

Say It Ain't So!

Incoming freshmen trust Mr. Rogers more than Walter Cronkite
The Daily Utah Chronicle Mon, 28 Aug 2006 1:59 AM PDT

For incoming freshman this year, life has always been digital. They grew up with virtual pets to feed, water and play with-lest they die. They are wireless, yet connected, have known bar codes to be on everything from library cards to retail items and have rarely mailed anything using a stamp.
Can you imagine that headline?

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