Fear & Grieving in South Africa

finding self-love in the savanna

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Journal of a NASA Intern Part 1: Grief, Joy, and DEVELOP

Pictured: My grandfather in the top left and my grandmother beside him. It was precisely 2 years, 4 months, and 2 days ago that I lost one of the most important people in my life. I think most people talk about their grandfather that way, and I don’t purport to be a special case in…

laughing at maps and other tales of a distressed undergrad researcher

It was about this time last week that I stared at a blank Word document, wanting to write more about my research experience but knowing that nothing I said would be genuine. Because honestly, I had hit a wall, and I had spent several days feeling anxious about the research itself and how little I…

into new worlds: research on whooping cranes begins

Yesterday I finally had the privilege of sitting down with my research supervisor and learning about the specifics of the work I would be doing. I will be working with data on the Wood Buffalo Cranes, whose population numbers 505. They migrate annually from their nesting grounds in Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada, to…

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