Picturing a PhD

Matthew Might, an assistant professor at the University of Utah, says he has a difficult time explaining "what a PhD is" to incoming doctoral candidates, because it's "hard to describe it in words." Naturally, he uses pictures, as he explains at his blog. Check out Might's pictorial representation of a doctorate degree, here.

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