here's the list of the worst possible things that could happen to a graduate student:
#1- your advisor falsifies data or otherwise gets caught committing academic dishonesty of some sort thus killing his career and simultaneously tainting the career of anyone who works with him,
#2- Your advisor actually dies.
#3- Your advisor drops you (cuts your funding).
#4- Your advisor decides that after an incredibly successful 25 year career at UCSB he is going to accept a faculty position, along with his wife, at Harvard University on Jan 1st. This leads to two choices:
a) start over here at UCSB with a new faculty member.
b)Estimate Driving Time: 46.0 hours 26 minutes Estimated Distance: 3033.03 miles
guess which one of these four calamities happened to me this weekend?
keep us in your prayers as we make this nightmarish decision!