Dec
31

Month Six: Connecting the Dots

Throughout December my thesis has begun to come together. My thesis will most likely be broken up into three distinct sections.

Dec
22

December Update: Reflection on Thesis Writing Progress and Plans for Break

Since August, I have completed nearly twenty pages of my thesis. Earlier in the semester, I focused primarily on creating a skeletal outline of how I wanted my thesis to look. As I was still trying to figure out how many chapters I want to have in my thesis, this stage of the writing progress…
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Dec
07

Semester Success!

After these past few months, I have 20+ pages of my thesis completed! Plenty of work lies ahead for next semester, but I’ll be able to get a head start over winter break.

Dec
04

November Update

Wow, what a crazy month! Up until Thanksgiving break, I was nonstop working on running more photochem experiments. As per usual, that meant timepoints and late nights in lab for me. Luckily, the experiments turned out well, so I get to hold off on more photochem for a while. Instead, I’m turning my attention back…
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Dec
03

Month Five: Continued Reading

Throughout the semester I have been focusing on completing my bibliography. Due to the fact that my summer research required 24/7 ethnographic observation, and keeping up my fieldwork notes, I did not have much time to read books or articles on the subject over the summer. Thus, my first semester has involved rereading my field-notes…
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