Author Archives: cflurry

Thinking Back on My Paper

When I turned in my paper Sunday evening, I felt immediately relieved. Now that I’ve had a few days to think about it, I’m still happy – but felt I could’ve done so much more had I gone a slightly … Continue reading

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Because You’ll Need It

Just because I know you’ll need it, as I surely did, here’s a screengrab of Prof Greenlaw’s handy “How to Cite Chicago” sheet.    

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You’re Almost Done!

Just think how relieved you feel when you finally upload your study and can be **done** for the semester (at least with this). Here’s the magical thing: No matter what you have left, whether that means pulling some more data … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Speeches

First things first, I think everyone has done an outstanding job on his or her presentation. I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the various topics (the collective) we chose for our projects, and it’s quite evident each of us … Continue reading

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Get Off My Back, Research Draft

I feel more relieved right now than I have in weeks. After finally going through the effort of putting all of my thoughts on paper, and pulling them into some sort of coherent work, I realized that I was far … Continue reading

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Dealing With Monster Data

So my data in its raw form is very large … years and years with millions of contracts each and hundreds of fields of data on each contract. But, of course I don’t need all that information. I just want average monthly … Continue reading

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Starting To Feel Not So Behind

I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling this way, but I’ve felt a bit behind as of late on this project. I couldn’t say whether it’s been the weather, Spring Break, the more immediate issues of tests and other assignments due … Continue reading

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Which Question to Question? Now, That’s the Question

I find myself today a bit conflicted so far as which way to head on the research question. My topic, as a reminder, is on the relationship between Government, specifically the Defense Department, and Small Business. Originally I had leaned … Continue reading

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Let’s Get the Party Started

The exceptional amount of work and commitment shown by the presenters stands as one of the most daunting aspects of this course so far. These folks have not only become expert in their chosen topic but found a way to … Continue reading

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