Book Club

September 2021

Dear CSE Colleagues, CSE’s Fall 2021 Virtual Symposium is a few short weeks away. This year, our Program Committee, led by co-chairs Kelly Hadsell and Heather Staines, has developed a special two-day event you won’t want to miss. Each day will offer in-depth explorations of critical and timely topics in our field. On Monday, November […]

August 2021

Dear CSE Colleagues, I don’t really know what a beach read is supposed to be except perhaps reading material you’re willing to get wet and fill with sand, but Labor Day is upon us, and the season of frivolous beach reading is nearly done. Fall means back-to-school, and although the transition may be different (and […]

January 2020

Dear CSE Colleagues, I hope your new year is off to a roaring start! If you’re like me, the holiday season already feels like a distant memory while spring and summer vacations are still an awfully long time off. If you need a pick-me-up, today is National Plan for Vacation Day, which combines two of my […]

October 2019

Dear CSE Colleagues, October is always my favorite month of the year. The weather finally turns comfortable, even chilly some days. The leaves are beautiful, of course. And sure, apple cider and pumpkin spice everything is fine (especially in donut form). But most important, if you’re here in the DC area: I hope you are […]

July 2018

I hope your July is going well and has included a few moments of relaxation. Here in the Washington, DC area we’ve had sizzling temperatures and frequent reminders that conserving energy during the warmest times of the day is always appreciated.