Apr
09

Writing writing writing

So the time of thesis defenses is almost upon us! I will be presenting my work on April 24th at 2pm. I have completed a first draft and am currently in editing mode! Woohoo!

Mar
14

Creases and Precipitates

First of all, good news.  With some of the new dianhydride I have synthesized, I have been able to make creasable polymers, which means they are high molecular weight.  I will soon proceed to attempt a bulk polymer synthesis. I have also been stuck on the new dianhydride syntheses for a while.  I did some…
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Mar
10

Colloquium and spring break!

Sadly, today is the last day of what has been a very relaxing and needed spring break in South Beach Miami. I’ll miss the long days on the beach, exploring this incredibly interesting city and the culture that makes Miami such an international hotspot for relaxation. It was truly an amazing way to spend break…
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Feb
25

Fourteenth Annual Honors Colloquium

My time slot in the Charles Center’s Fourteenth Annual Honors Colloquium was one of the first—1:30 on February 15—and I didn’t quite know what to expect. However, I think the opportunity afforded was a great one: not only has the colloquium allowed me to learn more about my thesis-writing friends’ research, it gave me a way…
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Feb
20

PLAS time!

Hello! So it may have become apparent that blogging on time is not my forte. I apologized. Last semester I completed 10 medical schools interviews and not nearly enough research. So now it’s crunch time.