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Finding a Community: Week Six of Summer Research

Hello All! Hope you had a great 4th of July! Mine was filled with friends, fireworks, and good food. Looking back on the past week, a couple of things have stood out. One, getting to read non school related books … Continue reading

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A Typical Day of Summer Research: Week 5

Week Five…already? It’s hard to believe that a whole month has gone by. Nonetheless, I am honored to have the opportunity to conduct summer research and write about my experiences. In this entry, I’d like to write about what a … Continue reading

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Learning to Become a Scientist: Weeks 3 & 4 of Summer Research

These past couple of weeks, I have been amplifying and testing for the presence of DNA in sediment cores (long, cylindrical plastic tubes that get inserted into the substrate) that have been collected. In addition, I have moved on to … Continue reading

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Lessons from Week Two of Summer Research

Hello All! Hope this post finds you doing well. Following last week’s trend (and not being sure of what to write) I decided to think of the lessons learned in the past week. Here they are: 1. The monotonous, mundane, … Continue reading

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My First Week of Research

Hello all! My name is Ariana and I’m currently working on a research project in the Biology department. One goal for this summer is to identify types of bacteria that are found near the rhizomes (root-like structures) of a type … Continue reading

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A Week of Blogging: Post 1 of 7

Ok, I know this is a bit unusual, but I’ve been meaning to try something different with my blog. I plan to blog once a day for the next week about what’s going on day to day at Puget Sound. … Continue reading

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iPhone App Announcement – Circle Draw

I spent part of my winter break developing an iPhone/iPad app called Circle Draw that I was fortunate enough to have accepted by Apple’s app store earlier this week. If you would be interested in trying the app (it’s free!), … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Greek Recruitment

The time of the year is upon us again for Greek life recruitment. Those of you reading this who are non-Greeks are probably really sick of hearing about it, and those of you who are Greek are probably just ready … Continue reading

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Coffee Dates Pt. IV – The End

Sorry for the really, really late blog post, but this is the last one I’ll do, so I wanted to make it comprehensive and conclusive. If you haven’t read about my personal challenge to get 75 coffee dates with new … Continue reading

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Coffee Dates Pt. III – “Call Me Maybe”

If you haven’t read my about my coffee date challenge, you can read about it here (link here). To summarize it, my goal is to get coffee dates with 75 people who I have either never met before or haven’t … Continue reading

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