Summer 2017 SURP Internship Reflection

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (aka SURP) is an internship program which permits students from all across the country to gain lab experience working as a lab tech for the summer in the lab of faculty mentors engaged in health-based research.  Many students apply to this program to add something to their resume for med …

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Summer 2017 HCHS Fellowship Reflection

The Honors College Health Sciences fellowship is a program at the University of Pittsburgh which supports undergraduates completing biomedical research for the summer.  I was fortunate enough to receive this fellowship as a continuation of my research fellowship from this past spring semester (for more on that and what my research is about, check out …

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Book Review: “The Five Love Languages”

Book: "The Five Love Languages" Author: Gary Chapman Summary Words Of Affirmation - providing meaningful compliments as simple as a compliment, a word of encouragement, or a humble and kind note Quality Time - giving undivided attention to spend in the moment with your loved one; making time to give focused attention and quality conversation …

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Spring 2017 Brackenridge Fellowship Reflection

The Brackenridge is an undergraduate research fellowship in the Honors College at the University of Pittsburgh.  It's basis is on interdisciplinary communication and research dissemination to the public.  I was fortunate enough to be awarded one of these fellowships this past semester and learned so much not only about myself but also about my project.  …

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