Some Recommendations on Letters of Recommendation

None of us were born with knowledge regarding letters of recommendation. Yet, these are resources that most of us need to use. Long experience requesting and writing recommendations, and the insights gained from successes and mistakes, shape the suggestions that follow. We hope this shared knowledge reduces barriers and creates opportunities.  For information about requesting… Continue Reading Some Recommendations on Letters of Recommendation

#ClappingForCarers in 1776: the American Revolutionary War and Covid-19

In May 1780, surgeon Dr Bodo Otto wrote to the Continental Congress in desperation about the “deplorable Situation of the Hospital at the Yellow Springs.” The Yellow Springs military hospital in Pennsylvania had been established in 1778 during the Continental Army’s encampment nearby in Valley Forge. As the Revolutionary War moved south, the hospital had… Continue Reading #ClappingForCarers in 1776: the American Revolutionary War and Covid-19