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Publish or perish, plus mark-up

Credit: “Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham,

Like most professional societies of our ilk, ACerS is in the publishing business. The Society is a necessary—and willing—partner in the academic drive to “publish or perish.”

As an editor, my green pen is always ready to clarify, improve, refine and otherwise mark-up anything anybody has written. So, this panel from Jorge Cham, the brains and talent behind the wildly popular PHD Comics, resonated with me, and perhaps it will with you, too.

The PHD Movie” is making the rounds of college campuses this fall, by the way. If you’ve seen the movie, drop us a note and tell us what you thought about it.