Oct
18

Very late September update: Underrepresented College Students Study

  During September I was able to recruit and conduct baseline survey among 63 Non-underrepresented and 59 underrepresented freshmen. There were few more other participants who were excluded due to their nontraditional social status (Not a part of any social class; may be a non-degree seeking student) and immigration status despite their non-underrepresented status based on…
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Oct
13

Belated September Update

Hello everyone! I apologize for the belatedness of this September update (it’s hard to believe it’s already October!). I thought I would give a brief update on what I did last month.

Oct
11

Milestones in the Writing Process

The beginning of October has seen some awesome developments in my project, and I am feeling quite proud and excited about my progress! In early September, I started the actual writing process for my paper—working on the draft in individual “chunks” corresponding to the various arguments that make up my larger, central claim. As my…
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Oct
09

September Happenings!

I cannot believe September is over! As I begin to get excited about all things October (pumpkin-flavored everything! sweaters! pun-based Halloween costumes! new experiments!), I thought I’d fill you in on everything I did last month.

Oct
01

September Update

September Update Following the synthetic success at the end of the summer, I continued to explore methods that can increase the overall yield of my desired precursor product. I researched different experimental methods that can lead to the same product with better yield. The synthesis was plain and simple; however, the purification was not. I…
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