Tuesday, July 25, 2006

new ventures in the blogosphere

I'm very excited about some new things starting up in my little bloggy circle.

There is a brand new collaborative blog on the block, The Active Academic, and I'm thrilled to be a contributor along with other people I've really come to admire. It is a place for us to motivate each other, post recipe suggestions, have some friendly accountability while we try to change our bodies for the better. Face it, academia is a sedentary pursuit. We currently have 17(!) professors, ABDs, and grad students talking about their goals and challenges. We're putting a tag system in place so you can find relevant posts faster, because we have a LOT of content in a short amount of time.

Then, StyleyGeek came up with a great idea for a Carnival for Grad Students and it looks like my title suggestion is winning the name vote. The idea is to have a place to collect writings about grad student life, experiences, etc from different points of view. I'll let you know when the first one appears!


At 7:58 PM, Anonymous Abel Pharmboy said...

Congratulations! I've always thought you deserved a wider and more interactive audience, so I hope this is all you want it to be!

At 6:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is great! I'm looking forward to checking it out!

At 2:08 PM, Blogger Katie said...

I love the idea, as I conveyed it also to StyleyGeek at her place.

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