It was very rewarding to share my research with others who feel as passionately as I do about improving the provision of pharmacy services to patients with a mental illness.
When professor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a supercomputer competition, electrical and computer engineering students Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero experience in the task at hand. “I had never even built a regular computer,” said Shah, let alone a super one. But that didn’t stop them from signing up…nor from stealing the show entirely.
On Monday, we got a last-minute heads up that assistant professor Ryan Cordell’s class was mapping campus with a ballon and the help of Sara Wylie. Wylie is cofounder and Director of Toxics and Health Research at Public Laboratory for Open Science and Technology, the non-profit that makes balloon mapping kits. Naturally, we rushed over to the quad where it was happening to catch a glimpse.
John Wood’s belief in the power of education prompted him to leave his job as a Microsoft executive in 1999 to start Room to Read, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving literacy in the developing world.
Hometown: Littleton, Colorado
Major: Communication Studies: Concentration in Public Advocacy & Rhetoric, Minor in Law & Public Policy
After Graduation: I will be attending Boston College Law School.