University of Wisconsin Archive

Dear Ambassadors and Respected Representatives of UW-Madison and Education – A Year in Review

Over a year ago I wrote an open letter to several faculty members of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In the letter I voiced my concerns over the broken admissions process and broken academic protocols within the school and within other universities. I also discussed the importance of building a network and more importantly, maintaining the health of that network. Well, this past weekend I …

Dear Ambassadors and Respected Representatives of UW-Madison and Education

In the back of my mind I’m always thinking about education and change. Below is an open letter written to some faculty members of my alma-mater about the importance in recognizing that change. (Before reading this letter, please note that I will be making this letter publicly available on my blog. Also, kindly take note of the recipients.) To: Chancellor Carolyn Martin – chancellor@news.wisc.edu To: …

Academia: Radiation in the THz range

With my college career coming to an end, I decided to start a series of posts entitled “Academia”. In each post, I will discuss a project or research I have been involved in. In this first post of the series, I will briefly discuss my research in terahertz generation. In the spring of 2007, I had the distinct honor of working under Professor Leon McCaughan, a professor …