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Piled Higher and Deeper: The PHD Movie

The Graduate Students Association at Scarborough (GSAS) is proud to present a screening of "Piled Higher and Deeper" aka The PHD Movie. It is a live-action adaptation of the popular online comic strip by Jorge Cham ( It was filmed on location at and was produced in partnership with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The movie captures the ongoing chronicle of life (or the lack thereof) in grad school.

The film introduces audiences to the unique and funny culture of Academia and follows four graduate students (Cecilia, Mike, Tajel and the “Nameless Grad Student”) as they struggle to find balance between research, teaching and their personal lives with humor and heart.

All UTSC graduate students are invited to attend!

Date: Thursday February 23rd, 2012

Time: 5pm

Location: SY110

This is a FREE event with snacks and refreshments and promises to be a night of hilarity.  So come on out and join your GSAS for a movie night!

To view the trailer click on this link:

This event is supported by GSAS and the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research.

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