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My participation in the McGill Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences Virtual Art Show

Two of my poems, The blue, the green, and the grey and You will move me that day too are part of the Virtual Art Show of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences of at McGill University. Here is the link: https://nrsvirtualartshow.wordpress.com/portfolio/alice-damiano/. Enjoy!

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Seeing a hockey game in Canada: ✔ check!

Originally posted on GradLife McGill:
I don’t know anything about hockey. Well, this instinctive thought is not entirely true: I know it’s like soccer, but players have to make goals by sending a puck—not a ball—in the net, and they have to move this puck around using a stick, instead of kicking it with their…

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Everyday differences between Italy and Quebec–Part 4

Originally posted on GradLife McGill:
We are at the end of the Fall term… many new international students moved here a couple of months ago to start their first term at a Canadian university, and other new international students will soon move to Montreal to start their studies here in the Winter term. And sooner…

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Thinking about the future… with some help from CaPS!

Originally posted on GradLife McGill:
It’s never too early to think about the future. Academia, industry or something else? Teaching, research, both, or neither? Same field, neighbouring field, or different field? The questions are countless, and if on the one hand we don’t have to have clear, immutable answers, on the other hand many graduate…

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The academic year is beginning: Do you have a roof over your head?

Originally posted on GradLife McGill:
New Academic Year. If you were thinking of making big changes, chances are you are making them now. If you are a new student (welcome!) and you are not a Montrealer (yet!), chances are you spent the last weeks looking for a place to live. And if you are a…

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The joy of a Summer flu–or whatever disease this is

Originally posted on GradLife McGill:
I was looking forward to the Summer so much. Having a post-comps break, and then working on my thesis while enjoying the Summer on the island of Montreal: The festivals, the Paddle Mac, the many tourist attractions. Maybe also going swimming, or doing some one-day solo trips to Quebec City…