Category Archives: Grad School

Effective Conference Presentations and Networking

Note: Shocking as this was to discover, today marks the sixth birthday of the Bone Broke blog. My first post, “OsteoMenagerie I: The Navicular“, went up on May 2, 2013.  It is tempting to open this post with a snarky … Continue reading

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Top Ten Dissertation Writing Tips (as illustrated by cats)

Ah, September. That time of the year when mornings become crisp, foliage is newly painted in scarlet and amber hues, and graduate students are gripped with a crippling sense of guilt in regards to all of the writing they did not … Continue reading

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My Dissertation Defense

It’s been a quiet month on the blog. My absence has been due to the fact that I’ve been up to lots of different things, including: Participating in the University of Michigan Preparing Future Faculty program (through which I was … Continue reading

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Osteology Everywhere: College Bar Edition

This past Monday night I grabbed a pitcher* with a friend at a local watering hole. After a long day of grappling with histograms of canine metrics, I felt that some time apart from bones in any form was well-warranted: But of … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing With My Summer (Part I)

What’s that you say? Have I been absent from the blog for the past several weeks due to exciting journeys to exotic locales, traversing the desolate morains of Iceland, scaling the heights of Peruvian peaks, and exploring the stark desert beauty of … Continue reading

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Osteology Cakes

I’m currently living in a part of the world where the sun rises at 9:00 am, and sets at 5:00 pm. Given that I’m at approximately 51˚N, this is not cause for apocalyptic alarm but instead reflects the brevity of winter … Continue reading

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Blogging Archaeology: March

So far this year I have applied for thirteen different fellowships or grants.  It’s pretty much par for the course in today’s academia to apply for as much as you possibly can and hope you get lucky somewhere, but it’s … Continue reading

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