Higher and Deeper" is created by
Jorge Cham, a former PhD student at Stanford
University and Instructor at Caltech.
has been published in The
Stanford Daily, The
MIT Tech, The Caltech and Carnegie Mellon
Newspapers among others.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
laugh and wince at Jorge Cham's
smart comic strip, which feels your
pain, your panic, your coffee addition...
and your departmental politics."
Cham makes the daily grind just
a bit more tolerable."
- Stanford Magazine
grad students are saying
"Seriously, your comic is the
only thing that keeps the Daily worth
reading. I worship at your shrine of academic
hilarity." -A reader from Stanford
the creators of the amazing phenomenon
known as P.H.D.--I am enthralled! You
have captured the life SO perfectly!"
-A reader from U. of Delaware
you so much for Piled Higher and Deeper.
Bluntly, it is hilarious! I am sure that
generations of undergrads will appreciate
their newfound understanding of both their
TAs and those even more mysterious RAs."
-A reader from the U. of Washington
really enjoy P.H.D.--the observations
about life in grad school are right on,
and I often laugh out loud when reading
the strip. Thanks for making grad school
a little easier." -A reader from
is one of the best things I've seen in
a long time! Thanks for giving my graduate
studies' lack of purpose a bright side."
-A reader from U. of Florida
God, it hurts! It's all so true, and so
evil! I can't tell whether I should be
laughing or crying in sympathy."
-A reader from Caltech
Higher and Deeper is much cleverer, more
artistic, and more original than most
of the tired comics in the paper have
been for years! Keep up the good work!"
-A reader from U. of Arizona