Author Archives: Callie

Ending and Beginning

Wow! I can’t believe that GMI is coming to a close. It’s been one of the best years of my life! At times it’s been hard, grueling, stressful, frustrating, challenging, but it’s also been rewarding, exciting, adventurous, triumphant, and exhilarating. … Continue reading

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Time Flies and May Approaches

March already? Where has the time gone? My time recently has largely been spent researching companies and careers, brainstorming for our allergy project, planning DialOasis’s clinical trial, broadening my medical knowledge, and squeezing in some fun on the side. The … Continue reading

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Sprints and Sinks

Wow, another month has flown by in GMI! Lately, I’ve been spending most of time juggling sprints, Consultika, classes, and our food allergy project. I feel like I’m making progress on my various projects in leaps and bounds (and sometimes … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Sprint!

Welcome back from the holidays! I’m filled with volatile mix of emotions when I remember that I only have 3 months left of GMI, but let’s not talk about that. I want to make the most of the time I … Continue reading

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Fall Reflections

I’m amazed that this semester is almost over; it’s flown by! While the days may have ended, they have left their mark on me forever. During the past four months, I have improved my project and time management skills, learned … Continue reading

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Conferences, Careers, Consultika, CPR, and Costumes

I’ve had a busy month since my last post, from conferences to Consultika, from job searching to hospital observing, and everything in between. Conferences and Connections First, I traveled to Phoenix for the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) conference. Then, … Continue reading

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There and Back Again: A Student’s Tale

It was surreal to be back in Costa Rica at the end of September. Tasha, Abby, Siri, Dr. Richardson, and I visited Guanacaste for four short days and it was like traveling back in time to last summer. Many memories … Continue reading

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Starting School

After returning from Costa Rica, I didn’t know exactly what to expect for this semester. Would it feel like undergraduate, just different classes? What was Rice like? How would my project go? I had so many questions, only time and … Continue reading

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Life Changing Summer

I am without words to describe our experience in Costa Rica. The few that come to mind are inadequate: awesome, enlightening, mind-blown, challenging, growth-filled, unique, life changing. I’m going to describe it through pictures as best as I can:   … Continue reading

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Still Learning Lots

With one week left at Boston, I am trying to tie up loose ends and complete my work. My two technical reports for the coating project are still in limbo awaiting approval; I am hoping that this will occur on … Continue reading

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