Quick Thoughts

An American academic attempting to attend a PhD defense treated as a refugee at Schiphol, the Amsterdam airport

A Dutch academic colleague tells his experience attempting to rescue an American researcher arriving to attend a PhD ceremony who was denied entry at Schiphol. Post-Brexit British academics, this could happen to you.

Contemplating American hype: Donald Trump and Barbara Fredrickson

Draws similarities between a spoof of the self-promotion of Donald Trump and successful grant writing