Tag Archives: Fun

Big News from CHS-OSP

There are big changes afoot in CHS-OSP! It is with mixed emotions that I write this message. On one hand, I am excited to announce that I have accepted a position at the University of Virginia! I will be joining the Wahoos in early April, where I will serve as Director of Proposal and Award […]

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Fun Friday: Oh, NIJ!

This week’s Fun Friday touches on all the fun we had last week in CHS-OSP! Now that we’ve had a little while to catch our breath after a truly insane deadline stackup (NSF-NIJ-NIH trifecta struck again!), we can laugh about it!   Props to our own Heather Lennon for this awesome meme!    

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Fun Friday: The Science of Snow

Today’s Fun Friday is all about the importance of Winter. Check out NSF’s special report: Let it Snow! The Importance of Winter. 

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Fun Friday: Dinosaurs were big chickens

Today’s Fun Friday is a wealth of trivia on dinosaur mating habits.  Basically they were giant featherless chickens.  Check it out here. 

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Fun Friday: ArsTechnica’s Favorite Science Photos of 2015

This is pretty cool:  Take a look back at the best science-based images of 2015, courtesy of Arstechnica. 

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Happy Holidays!

CHS-OSP wishes you the happiest of holidays! VCU is closed for Winter Break from December 21-January 1. We’ll see you bright and early on January 4!

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Fun Friday: ‘Tis The Season!

Today’s Fun Friday comes to us from a lab somewhere. It was posted on Facebook in a group called “The Astonishing School of Gifted Nerds,” but I couldn’t find the original source. Still, it’s good for a chuckle! Happy Holidays from all of us at CHS-OSP!

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Fun Friday: [Stuff] Academics Say

If you’re looking for a laugh, check out the Facebook page S*** Academics Say! It goes without saying that there’s a language warning here (I mean, just look at the name), so if profanity offends you, tread carefully. But, they have these gems:

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Are You Ready?

Today’s post is reblogged from Jessica Venable’s official Ready, Set, Grant! blog! Make sure you sign up for and attend these exciting sessions!  After months of planning, we are pleased to announce the Ready, Set, Grant! program of workshops and registration are now available. This event, scheduled for January 12-14, 2016 in the Academic Learning Commons, is a […]

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Fun Friday: Winners of the Annual Dance Your PhD Contest

You read that right.  There is actually an annual contest in which PhD candidates communicate their science via interpretive dance.  There is a cash prize. The results are pretty entertaining. You’re welcome.

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