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Let’s Get Real

This work week, I completed some of the more real tasks engineers do at a big company. Here are some things we work with in the process development department. Cross-functional teams. I’ve heard this term plenty before, but there are … Continue reading

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Closing One Chapter, Beginning Another

Can I choose a more cliché title? Probably not, but it’s true. While the chapter encompassing the adventures of GMI may be coming to an end, a new horizon awaits. The novel isn’t over yet. Some of my most memorable, … Continue reading

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Spring 4: Super-Powered Innovators

In light of recent pop culture, I can’t help but compare our GMI cohort to a certain star-studded team. “There was an idea to bring together a group of remarkable people to see if we could become something more, so when … Continue reading

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Small Stones Making a Big Splash

The one thing that I don’t like about the GMI program is that it has to come to a close. Counting down the days to May 11, to be completely transparent, inspires more dread than excitement within me, and for … Continue reading

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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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A Bittersweet Last Week…

This is really it! The last week of classes is officially here, and it’s time to start wrapping up the multiple projects I’m working on to have them ready to be handed off to next year’s GMI students. Just last … Continue reading

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The Finish Line

Reflections Well, here it is. It’s been almost a full year since I began the GMI program. Looking back on the journey, I can wholeheartedly say that this has been a surreal experience. I’ve met some really inspiring and talented … Continue reading

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Not Goodbye, but See You Later

As the semester comes to a close, I have found myself looking back at this past year and all that I’ve learned and accomplished. This year has been one of the best years of my life, and there hasn’t been … Continue reading

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IRB Approval, Yellow Fever

Early in March I met with a woman named Stephanie about Rice IRB approval for Josh’s and my upcoming clinical trial in April. IRB stands for Institutional Review Board, and this board of people gives permission to conduct different experiments … Continue reading

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Spring 3 – Finishing the Race

The semester – and the end of my (foreseeable) academic career – is coming to an end! With only a month left, all of our projects are getting a final push to finish strong. PalliAssist The most exciting progress made … Continue reading

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