I am officially done with the first semester of my PhD studies! Thank you for your support!

– 4 months/ 16 weeks of classes;
– 90 academic articles, 2 textbooks, 2,020 pages read;
– 9 papers, 15 reflection papers, 1 annotated bibliography, 160 pages written;
– 6 presentations delivered;
– 3,000 ideas conceived, inspirational stories heard and moments experienced;
– 200 official and unofficial discussions;
– 150 formal and informal meetings;
– new international and American friends, Fulbrighters, professors and mentors in my life;
– 345 gators encountered;
-40 potluck, tailgate and hurricane parties;
– 2 hurricanes survived;
– 400 terrible political decisions and events in Poland, Europe and in the US.