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Archive for the ‘Sherm’ Category

Because The Previous Post About Our Dean Was a Little Unkind

Posted by The College of Science at OSU on July 24, 2008

What fun would we be having at Breakthroughs HQ if we couldn’t make fun of the Dean now and then?

Sherm took issue with the “venerable” comment, but he couldn’t really defend the “bad fashion” comment, it turns out.

Here’s another photo. He says this:

“….we’re getting beaten up on the way to Tokyo from the swell from a typhoon over Taiwan….this is what you spend nine hours in for a dive. 6 meter sphere, partly filled with electronics and three (in this case three fairly large) people…”


And this, apparently, is what he’s been eating while caught in a swell. That’s a tentacle of some kind:



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Haute Couture Hits High Seas

Posted by The College of Science at OSU on July 17, 2008

Sherm (our venerable Dean) has escaped the office and is now at sea on a Japanese ship collecting data. We’re filing this under “General News” because we don’t have a category for “Someone Call The Fashion Police.”

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