So today was my first orientation session, a general orientation for the whole graduate school.
The University in it's infinite wisdom decided to gather a bunch of people who aren't going to get paid for another month in a room, then lay out a bunch of free food and stuff out, and let everybody loose.
A couple hours later, we all emerge tottering down the stairs with full bellies and full bags. In my belly I have a sandwich, pasta salad, fruit salad, a cookie, and two cokes. In my bag well, have a look:
My three personal favorites are the t-shirt, the portable mug, and the free copy of EndNote. And in case you couldn't guess which school I go to, here's a close up of my brand new I.D. card:
Still to come: more free food, and beer!