My trip to Austin reaffirmed that the research I am doing as an undergraduate at Northeastern University is high quality and worthwhile.
The calm river and warm sun created fertile ground for friendship. Even the rain couldn’t keep the group apart.
I consider myself an experienced outdoor person, and yet nothing had ever really prepared me for the entirely new world that faced me out west.
The lights in Time Square were even brighter than I imagined, but the most memorable part of my experience was having the opportunity to meet so many prominent people in my field.
The thing that surprised me the most from this trip, was not seeing the beautiful scenery, but instead seeing how much I would grow attached to the people I paddled down the Buffalo with.
Perhaps the most inspiring event of the conference was the call to activism.
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.
I was just excited to be able to spend a week in the Virgin Islands National Park located on the island of St. John. But this trip far exceeded any expectations.
It taught me that people from all different backgrounds have something to offer to a difficult situation, and it has made me very interested in joining the rescue service for a future career.
By taking the unique service-learning model and applying it to a science class, the students learned skills such as communication and leadership while benefiting the community.