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And what did Einstein have to say about his oh-so-brilliant mind? He's noted for saying a lot of things, including, "The contrast between the popular assessment of my powers and the reality is simply grotesque." He was uncomfortable with the idolatry he received during his life, and feared it would be worse after his death. (Think about that, everyone who had an Einstein poster in college.) One of the reasons that he wanted his body cremated whole was so his ashes could be scattered in secret, and no flocks of scientific pilgrims could gather at his tomb.
The blistering Arizona sun did not keep a delegation of Einstein postdocs from making the most of this year’s Institutional Research and Academic Career Awards (IRACDA) . The three-day event, held at the University of Arizona in June, included a wide range of topics for researchers with a passion for teaching. Talks and workshops ran the gamut, offering attendees information on cutting-edge classroom techniques, and the chance to participate in mock faculty interviews and hone their speaking skills through improvisational theater.