Academia Category

New semester begins

Berkeley, Monday, January 20, 2020 11:45 PM I have not written for a quite long time since my last blog post in August 2019. I am doing well. Classes for the Spring 2020 semester start tomorrow. I am highly willing to reactivate the habit of writing frequent blog posts here, but will find out if […]

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Journal 7/5/’19

Berkeley, Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:54 PM It is to make up for 5/7/’19, when I did not write in the blog. I will see, if I can continue writing everyday. I love how it expands my curiosity, and I have a space to write down my ideas, learnings, or to clear my mind, but […]

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Trying to get understanding on the the current events

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 I truly believe that everything has a reason to be. It is hard to understand at the moment, but the outcome has learnings. Today, I have a meeting with the Faculty of my department to check on my advances. My work and not work of the last months gave us the […]

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My Think Tank Blog Plan from November 2018 until January 2019. Qualification Exams

Berkeley, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:30 PM Dear followers and readers. Thanks for have been checking this blog in a frequent basis, by either liking posts, or following or subscribed to it to get notifications when I post, or the most brave, who is mainly a sentimental connected person, Jian, by commenting, or by just […]

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How was the talk today? Oh, where did the audience go?

Berkeley, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 3:30 PM Know your audience, but how, when invited? I run a colloquium of series of Lectures in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning. I receive speakers every week. Some of them has spoken to a filled classroom, which capacity is 25 students. Some others, like today, Rafa, started with 20 […]

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