My son, the Doctor of Philosophy

They have a tradition in the Notre Dame biology/environmental sciences department. When you have completed the presentation and defense of your dissertation they have a little party. You pop open a bottle of champagne and where the cork hits the ceiling, you put your initials with a sketch related to your thesis. The theme ofContinue reading “My son, the Doctor of Philosophy”

Love of Wisdom a Family Trait

My son the doctor! It has a nice ring to it, only we’re not talking medical doctor we are talking Phd, doctorate of philosophy. My son Christopher is an environmental biologist.The use of the term “philosophy” refers to the Greek meaning of the word connoting a general love of wisdom. Chris’s dissertation, which he willContinue reading “Love of Wisdom a Family Trait”