Author Archives: Luis Gené

El Final

Time has finally  come for my final blog post. I am having a hard time thinking on how to close my experience here at Rice, in the GMI program, mostly because I feel like I am about to begin the … Continue reading

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Closing the Semester

Wrapping up the semester, and the program overall, has been quite the task. In my last post, I talked about all these steps I was taking prior to the end of the semester. Now that classes have ended, I can … Continue reading

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Spring Break Status Update!

Being the last blog post before the GMI closure post, I wanted to make this one’s format in clearly outlined sections that describe the status of each one of the projects I have worked on, both individually and as a … Continue reading

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Truly Global

After a month through the Spring Semester, I must say many of the expectations I blogged about at the very beginning have been met while others have drastically pivoted for the best. For the past few weeks we have been … Continue reading

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Ready for Winter Break, Ready for Next Semester!

The semester has finally come to an end, marking the midway milestone for the program experience in Houston. It has been a long semester with ups and downs, challenges, achievements and learning experiences that I may not have time to … Continue reading

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Course Wrap-ups

As the end of semester approaches, GMI and elective courses begin the dreaded closure process which usually entails an onslaught of final exams, presentations, papers and whatnot. I personally prefer any type of final evaluation as long as it is … Continue reading

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A Mid-semester Trip

One of the many reasons I fell in love with the Global Medical Innovation program was, as I have mentioned many times before, the amount of involvement it has with Costa Rica. Not only that, I was also lucky enough … Continue reading

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Walking around campus

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Another Season

  Even though “Fall” has been used ever since we started the semester about five weeks ago, it isn’t until a few days ago that the season officially started on the September equinox. I can hardly believe this marks almost … Continue reading

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The Second Half – Weeks 7, 8 & 9

For the second half of the internship I had a hard time coming up with things to write every single week – my projects seemed too fragmented to figure out how to reflect on them from an analytical perspective, but … Continue reading

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